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Sussex County reports 60 new COVID-19 cases; 1 additional death

SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ – Sussex County officials on Thursday, April 29 are reporting 60 new COVID-19 cases and 1 additional death.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Sussex County is at 14,003* and total deaths is at 296:

  • Andover Borough-55 and 0 deaths
  • Andover Township-756 and 126 deaths
  • Branchville Borough-69 and 0 deaths
  • Byram Township-784 and 9 deaths
  • Frankford Township-563 and 33 deaths
  • Franklin Borough-508 and 2 deaths
  • Fredon Township-283 and 4 deaths
  • Green Township-342 and 4 deaths
  • Hamburg Borough-358 and 5 deaths
  • Hampton Township-474 and 3 deaths
  • Hardyston Township-845 and 12 deaths
  • Hopatcong Borough-1,570 and 16 deaths
  • Lafayette Township-179 and 1 death
  • Montague Township-291 and 3 deaths
  • Newton-813 and 22 deaths 
  • Ogdensburg Borough-279 and 5 deaths
  • Sandyston Township-163 and 1 death
  • Sparta Township-1,825 and 18 deaths
  • Stanhope Borough-367 and 2 death
  • Stillwater Township-337 and 2 deaths
  • Sussex Borough-145 and 1 death
  • Vernon Township-2,051 and 18 deaths
  • Walpack Township-0 and 0 deaths
  • Wantage Township-946 and 9 deaths

*(One reported positive cases have been re-assigned out of County)

For a report of the Sussex County Long Term Care Facilities COVID-19 Cases from 01/01/2020 – 4/22/2021, click here.

According to health officials, of the 14,003 cases 12,880 cases have been classified as recovered.

The names, addresses, medical history and other personal identifying information of these residents will not be released or shared with the community, officials said.

The Sussex County Division of Health is the lead agency for investigation of confirmed cases of COVID- 19, which includes contact tracing. During case investigation, the SCDOH determines which persons are close contacts, as defined by the New Jersey Department of Health, and makes the appropriate recommendations to those individuals.

If anyone has questions about COVID-19, you can call 2-1-1.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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