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Sussex County reports 93 new COVID-19 cases; no additional deaths

SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ – Sussex County officials on Tuesday, May 24 are reporting 93 new COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Sussex County is at 37,927 and total deaths is at 489:

  • Andover Borough-135 and 0 deaths
  • Andover Township-1,903 and 160 deaths
  • Branchville Borough-163 and 0 deaths
  • Byram Township-2,153 and 10 deaths
  • Frankford Township-1,427 and 42 deaths
  • Franklin Borough-1,399 and 17 deaths
  • Fredon Township-749 and 6 deaths
  • Green Township-1,026 and 12 deaths 
  • Hamburg Borough-903 and 9 deaths
  • Hampton Township-1,336 and 9 deaths
  • Hardyston Township-2,148 and 21 deaths
  • Hopatcong Borough-3,865 and 35 deaths
  • Lafayette Township-597 and 2 deaths
  • Montague Township-893 and 7 deaths
  • Newton-2,403 and 50 deaths 
  • Ogdensburg Borough-620 and 9 deaths
  • Sandyston Township-443 and 4 deaths
  • Sparta Township-5,212 and 29 deaths
  • Stanhope Borough-983 and 7 deaths
  • Stillwater Township-914 and 4 deaths
  • Sussex Borough-509 and 2 deaths
  • Vernon Township-5,488 and 41 deaths
  • Walpack Township-3 and 0 deaths
  • Wantage Township-2,655 and 14 deaths

According to health officials, of the 37,927 cases, 35,635 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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