SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ – The Sussex County Department of Health Director James McDonald has announced 15 additional county residents have tested positive for the coronavirus as of March 26. This brings the total identified Sussex County residents having tested positive for COVID-19 to 47.

The new patients include:

  • Newton Town, 31, female,
  • Hopatcong Borough, 59, male
  • Lafayette Township, 57, female
  • Hopatcong Borough, 41, male,
  • Hamburg Borough, 47, female,
  • Sparta Township, 58, female
  • Newton Town, 70, male,
  • Fredon Township, 22, female,
  • Hopatcong Borough, 44 male,
  • Hardyston Township, 35, female,
  • Wantage Township, 32, female,
  • Sparta Township, 62, female,
  • Andover Borough, 33, male,
  • Ogdensburg Borough, 59, female,
  • Wantage Twonship, 41, male

According to the New Jersey Department of Health, New Jersey has 6,876 confirmed COVID-19 cases:

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  • Bergen County has the most number of cases with 1206,
  • Essex County 609,
  • Middlesex County 505,
  • Monmouth County 501,
  • Hudson County 441,
  • Union County 432
  • Passaic County 399,
  • Ocean County 389,
  • Morris County 315,
  • Somerset County 179,
  • Mercer County 111,
  • Camden County 73,
  • Burlington County 64,
  • Sussex County 49,
  • Hunterdon County 39,
  • Gloucester County 33,
  • Warren County 31,
  • Atlantic County 10,
  • Cape May County 6,
  • Cumberland County 4,
  • Salem County 2

Governor Murphy said the decision to reopen schools in New Jersey would not be made until April 17, at the earliest. 

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