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Sussex County reports 98 new COVID-19 cases; no additional deaths

SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ – Sussex County officials on Tuesday, March 9 are reporting 98 new COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Sussex County is at 10,087* and total deaths is at 277:

  • Andover Borough-46 and 0 deaths
  • Andover Township-615 and 124 deaths
  • Branchville Borough-40 and 0 deaths
  • Byram Township-623 and 8 deaths
  • Frankford Township-393 and 32 deaths
  • Franklin Borough-338 and 2 deaths
  • Fredon Township-208 and 4 deaths
  • Green Township-269 and 4 deaths 
  • Hamburg Borough-255 and 4 deaths
  • Hampton Township-305 and 3 deaths
  • Hardyston Township-590 and 10 deaths
  • Hopatcong Borough-1,175 and 13 deaths
  • Lafayette Township-122 and 1 death
  • Montague Township-174 and 3 deaths
  • Newton-585 and 21 deaths 
  • Ogdensburg Borough-170 and 4 deaths
  • Sandyston Township-96 and 1 death
  • Sparta Township-1,324 and 17 deaths
  • Stanhope Borough-285 and 2 death
  • Stillwater Township-229 and 2 deaths
  • Sussex Borough-99 and 1 death
  • Vernon Township-1,495 and 15 deaths
  • Walpack Township-0 and 0 deaths
  • Wantage Township-651 and 6 deaths

*(3 prior 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 – 3/4/2021, click here.

According to health officials, of the 10,087 cases 9,020 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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