Sussex County COVID-19 Count Rises to 185 Cases Today April 2nd

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The Sussex County Department of Health identified 20 more cases of COVID-19 today, Wednesday April 1st, bringing the county total to 185 cases with seven deaths. A 77-year-old Hopatcong man, a 73-year-old Andover man, a 63-year old Vernon man, a 75-year-old Sparta man, a 68-year-old Newton woman, a 93-year-old Newton woman and a 96-year-old Newton woman have all died from complications of COVID-19.

According to a press release from the Sussex County Department of Health and Human Services the new cases are as follows:

  • Andover Township: 3 cases involving a 57-year-old male, a 60-year-old male, and a 78-year-old female
  • Byram Township: 1 case involving a 41-year-old male
  • Green Township: 1 case involving a 46-year-old female
  • Hampton Township: 1 case involving a 68-year-old female
  • Hardyston Township: 1 case involving a 62-year-old male,
  • Hopatcong Borough: 3 cases involving a 35-year-old male, a 59-year-old female and a 64-year-old male
  • Newton Town: 3 cases involving a 48-year-old female, a 58-year-old female, and a 90-year-old male
  • Sandyston Township: 1 case involving a 60-year-old female
  • Sparta Township: 2 cases involving a 55-year-old male and a 74-year-old female
  • Vernon Township: 4 cases involving a 40-year-old male, a 51-year-old male, a 53-year-old male and a 60-year-old male

The town-by-town breakdown of the 165 previously announced cases are as follows:

  • Andover Borough: 1 case involving a 33-year-old male.
  • Andover Township: 9 cases involving a 25-year-old female, a 58-year-old male, a 61-year-old male, a 64-year-old male, a 67-year-old female, a 73-year-old male, a 74-year-old male, a 78-year-old male and an 83-year-old male.
  • Branchville Borough: 2 cases involving a 22-year-old male and a 93-year-old female.
  • Byram Township: 8 cases involving a 33-year-old female, a 36-year-old male, a 41-year-old female, a 45-year-old female, a 53-year-old female, a 56-year-old female, a 61-year-old male and a 69-year-old female.
  • Frankford Township: 7 cases involving a 34-year-old female, a 41-year-old male, a 53-year-old male, a 55-year-old male, a 69-year-old female, a 70-year-old male and a 78-year-old male.
  • Franklin Borough: 7 cases involving a 17-year-old male, a 41-year-old female, a a 42-year-old female, two 48-year-old males, a 55-year-old male, and a 57-year-old female.
  • Fredon Township: 3 cases involving a 22-year-old female, a 58-year-old male and a 63-year-old female.
  • Green Township: 2 cases involving a 35-year-old male and an 80-year-old male.
  • Hamburg Borough: 3 cases involving a 45-year-old male, a 47-year-old male and a 47-year-old female.
  • Hampton Township: 3 cases involving a 33-year-old female and two 52-year-old males.
  • Hardyston Township: 9 cases involving a 23-year-old female, a 32-year-old male, a 35-year-old male, a 35-year-old female, a 51-year-old male, a 52-year-old male, a 59-year-old male, a 65-year-old female, and a 75-year-old male.
  • Hopatcong Borough: 17 cases involving a 10-year-old female, a 38-year-old male, a 39-year-old female, a 40-year-old male, a 41-year-old male, a 44-year-old male, a 47-year-old male, a 55-year-old female, a 56-year-old female, a 57-year-old male, a 59-year-old male, a 60-year-old female, a 61-year-old female, a 63-year-old male, a 70-year-old female, a 77-year-old male and a 78-year-old male.
  • Lafayette Township: 1 case involving a 57-year-old female.
  • Montague Township: 1 case involving an 82-year-old male
  • Newton Town: 22 cases involving a 19-year-old female, a 26-year-old male, a 28-year-old female, a 31-year-old female, a 33-year-old male, a 42-year-old female, a 44-year-old male, a 44-year-old female, two 46-year-old females, a 47-year-old male, two 49-year-old females, a 49-year-old male, a 53-year-old female, a 68-year-old female, a 70-year-old male, an 80-year-old male, an 85-year-old female, an 85-year-old male, a 93-year-old female and a 96-year-old female.
  • Ogdensburg Borough: 3 cases involving a 42-year-old female, a 58-year-old female and a 64-year-old female.
  • Sandyston Township: 1 case involving a 64-year-old female.
  • Sparta Township: 28 cases involving a 25-year-old female, two 35-year-old females, a 39-year-old female, a 40-year-old female, a 46-year-old female, a 47-year-old female, a 48-year-old female, a 51-year-old male, a 53-year-old male, a 55-year-old female, a 56-year-old male, a 57-year-old female, a 58-year-old male, a 58-year-old female, a 59-year-old male, a 60-year-old male, a 61-year-old male, a 62-year-old female, a 63-year-old male, a 67-year-old male, a 72-year-old female, a 75-year-old male, a 76-year-old female, a 79-year-old female, an 81-year-old male, an 82-year-old male and a 92-year-old male.
  • Stanhope Borough: 5 cases involving a 45-year-old female, a 46-year-old male, a 52-year-old female, a 58-year-old male and a 66-year-old female.
  • Sussex Borough: 4 cases involving a 20-year-old female, a 26-year-old male, a 27-year-old female, and a 55-year-old male.
  • Vernon Township: 16 cases involving a 20-year-old male, a 33-year-old female, a 46-year-old male, a 49-year-old female, a 49-year-old male, a 53-year-old male, a 57-year-old female, two 63-year-old males, a 64-year-old female, a 66-year-old male, a 67-year-old male, a 76-year-old male, an 81-year-male and an 84-year-old female.
  • Wantage Township: 13 cases involving a 31-year-old female, a 32-year-old female, a 34-year-old female, a 35-year-old female, a 41-year-old male, a 44-year-old female, a 46-year-old male, a 49-year-old female, a 50-year-old male, a 59-year-old male, a 62-year-old female, a 70-year-old male, a 72-year-old male and an 81-year-old male.

The SCDOH is currently working to identify individuals who came into contact with these residents. Anyone identified as a close contact, per New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) guidelines, is directed to self-quarantine and is being monitored by the SCDOH.

Also, Disaster Response Crisis Counselors (DRCCs) are now available to speak to Sussex County residents who may be experiencing emotional or mental difficulties related to COVID-19. DRCCs are trained to provide disaster mental health services, including psychological first aid and crisis counseling.

A Disaster Response Crisis Counselor can be reached through the Sussex County Division of Health COVID-19 Hotline at 973-579-9488. SCDOH staff and Sussex County Medical Reserve Corps volunteers are also available to answer other questions related to COVID-19. The Hotline’s hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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Sussex County Officials Say Newton Resident with COVID-19 has Died

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