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Sussex County reports 61 new COVID-19 cases; no additional deaths

SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ – Sussex County officials on Tuesday, May 3 are reporting 61 new COVID-19 case and no additional deaths.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Sussex County is at 36,189 and total deaths is at 478:

  • Andover Borough-126 and 0 deaths
  • Andover Township-1,825 and 151 deaths
  • Branchville Borough-157 and 0 deaths
  • Byram Township-2,059 and 10 deaths
  • Frankford Township-1,353 and 42 deaths
  • Franklin Borough-1,348 and 17 deaths
  • Fredon Township-727 and 6 deaths
  • Green Township-991 and 12 deaths 
  • Hamburg Borough-850 and 9 deaths
  • Hampton Township-1,275 and 9 deaths
  • Hardyston Township-2,039 and 21 deaths
  • Hopatcong Borough-3,695 and 35 deaths
  • Lafayette Township-576 and 2 deaths
  • Montague Township-855 and 7 deaths
  • Newton-2,298 and 48 deaths 
  • Ogdensburg Borough-594 and 9 deaths
  • Sandyston Township-428 and 4 deaths
  • Sparta Township-4,932 and 29 deaths
  • Stanhope Borough-925 and 6 deaths
  • Stillwater Township-876 and 4 deaths
  • Sussex Borough-482 and 2 deaths
  • Vernon Township-5,210 and 41 deaths
  • Walpack Township-3 and 0 deaths
  • Wantage Township-2,565 and 14 deaths

According to health officials, of the 36,189 cases, 34,906 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 or 1-800-962-1253 for information from the New Jersey Department of Health, or text NJCO to 898-211.

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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