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Sussex County reports 82 new COVID-19 cases; no additional deaths

SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ – Sussex County officials on Wednesday, June 1 are reporting 82 new COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Sussex County is at 38,417 and total deaths is at 490:

  • Andover Borough-135 and 0 deaths
  • Andover Township-1,919 and 160 deaths
  • Branchville Borough-165 and 0 deaths
  • Byram Township-2,188 and 10 deaths
  • Frankford Township-1,454 and 42 deaths
  • Franklin Borough-1,412 and 17 deaths
  • Fredon Township-757 and 6 deaths
  • Green Township-1,042 and 12 deaths 
  • Hamburg Borough-916 and 9 deaths
  • Hampton Township-1,357 and 9 deaths
  • Hardyston Township-2,179 and 21 deaths
  • Hopatcong Borough-3,914 and 35 deaths
  • Lafayette Township-603 and 2 deaths
  • Montague Township-904 and 7 deaths
  • Newton-2,432 and 50 deaths 
  • Ogdensburg Borough-626 and 9 deaths
  • Sandyston Township-448 and 4 deaths
  • Sparta Township-5,285 and 29 deaths
  • Stanhope Borough-992 and 7 deaths
  • Stillwater Township-921 and 4 deaths
  • Sussex Borough-516 and 2 deaths
  • Vernon Township-5,564 and 41 deaths
  • Walpack Township-3 and 0 deaths
  • Wantage Township-2,685 and 14 deaths

According to health officials, of the 38,417 cases, 35,892 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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