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Sussex County reports 65 new COVID-19 cases; 2 additional deaths

SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ – Sussex County officials on Thursday, June 2 are reporting 65 new COVID-19 cases and 2 additional deaths.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Sussex County is at 38,482 and total deaths is at 492:

  • Andover Borough-135 and 0 deaths
  • Andover Township-1,919 and 160 deaths
  • Branchville Borough-166 and 0 deaths
  • Byram Township-2,192 and 10 deaths
  • Frankford Township-1,454 and 42 deaths
  • Franklin Borough-1,416 and 17 deaths
  • Fredon Township-760 and 6 deaths
  • Green Township-1,045 and 12 deaths 
  • Hamburg Borough-917 and 9 deaths
  • Hampton Township-1,357 and 9 deaths
  • Hardyston Township-2,183 and 21 deaths
  • Hopatcong Borough-3,916 and 36 deaths
  • Lafayette Township-603 and 2 deaths
  • Montague Township-908 and 7 deaths
  • Newton-2,432 and 50 deaths 
  • Ogdensburg Borough-626 and 9 deaths
  • Sandyston Township-450 and 4 deaths
  • Sparta Township-5,306 and 29 deaths
  • Stanhope Borough-995 and 7 deaths
  • Stillwater Township-921 and 4 deaths
  • Sussex Borough-517 and 2 deaths
  • Vernon Township-5,571 and 42 deaths
  • Walpack Township-3 and 0 deaths
  • Wantage Township-2,690 and 14 deaths

According to health officials, of the 38,482 cases, 35,911 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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