SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ – Sussex County Division of Health announced three new coronavirus patients and no new deaths, the third consecutive day without a reported death.  This brings the total number of cases in the county to 1190 with 181 deaths and 993 recovered patients, as reported on June 13.

New Jersey officials pointed out the daily number of coronavirus deaths was more than 100 for the first time more than a week.  Hospitalizations due to COVID-19, however, continue to decline with a total of 1,395 reported as of June 13, the lowest since the pandemic began.  Patients in intensive care dropped to 409, also a low.  

According to the New Jersey Department of Health COVID-19 dashboard there are 12,589 reported coronavirus deaths and 166,605 confirmed positive coronavirus cases. The dashboard 1,078,215 New Jersey residents have been tested as of June 13.

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Bergen County has passes Hudson County and is now the highest number of positive tests in the state with 18,805 coronavirus patients and 1,664 deaths.  Hudson County is reporting 18,717 positive tests and 1,253 deaths.  Essex County is reporting the highest COVID-19 death toll with 1,741 coronavirus related deaths and 18,336 positive test results

According to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus resource center, The United States currently has 2,061,315 confirmed cases and 115,059 coronavirus deaths.  New York City has reported 30,791 COVID-19 related deaths and 68,399 recovered patients as of June 13.

COVID-19 patients by town as of June 13 with COVID-19 related deaths:

  • Andover Borough 2
  • Andover Township 230 with 105 deaths
  • Branchville Borough 4 with one death
  • Byram Township 54 with three deaths
  • Frankford Township 84 with 22 deaths
  • Franklin Borough 44 with two deaths
  • Fredon Township 19 with one death
  • Green Township 15 with one death
  • Hamburg Borough 29 with one death
  • Hampton Township 31 with two deaths
  • Hardyston Township 54 with two death
  • Hopatcong Borough 125 with seven deaths
  • Lafayette Township 11 with one death
  • Montague Township 28 with four deaths
  • Newton Town 104 with 12 deaths
  • Ogdensburg Borough 16 with one death
  • Sandyston Township 7 with one death
  • Sparta Township 105 with nine deaths
  • Stanhope Borough 20 with one death
  • Stillwater Township 12
  • Sussex Borough 11 with one death
  • Vernon Township 132 with six deaths
  • Wantage Township 53 with one death

Drive thru testing is available by appointment at Sussex County Community College to Sussex County residents who have a prescription.

https://www.sussex.nj.us/Documents/Health/coronavirus/COVIDTesting.html

New Jersey Department of Human Services has launched a hotline for residents who need help coping with stress and anxiety during the health crisis.  The hotline is open from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m. seven days a week- 866-202-4357.

St. Joseph’s Health in Paterson is also providing a free helpline for hearing impaired Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 973-870-0677.

The state COVID-19 hotline can be reached by dialing 2-1-1 or 1-800-962-1253 or text NJCOVID to 898-211.

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