SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ – Sussex County Division of Health reported four additional cases COVID-19, one additional death and two additional probable coronavirus related deaths on June 20.  The total number of cases in the county to 1220 with 189 deaths and 1020 recovered patients, reported on June 20.

According to the Sussex County COVID-19 report, an 83-year-old Hampton man died from coronavirus.  An 84-year-old Andover man and a 75-year-old Andover man likely died of  coronavirus on April 14 and April 12 respectively.  .

According to the New Jersey Department of Health COVID-19 dashboard there are 12,835 reported coronavirus deaths and 168,834 confirmed positive coronavirus cases. The dashboard 1,218,873 New Jersey residents have been tested as of June 20.

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Bergen County has passes Hudson County and is now the highest number of positive tests in the state with 18,996 coronavirus patients and 1,693 deaths.  Hudson County is reporting 18,775 positive tests and 1,261 deaths.  Essex County is reporting the highest COVID-19 death toll with 1,759 coronavirus related deaths and 18,515positive test results

According to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus resource center, The United States currently has 2,254,662 confirmed cases and 119,719 coronavirus deaths.  New York City has reported 31,083 COVID-19 related deaths and 69,506 recovered patients as of June 20.

California has passed New Jersey and now has the second most  cases of coronavirus behind New York. New Jersey, however, has the second most deaths behind New York.

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

  • Andover Borough 2
  • Andover Township 239 with 109 deaths
  • Branchville Borough 5 with one death
  • Byram Township 54 with three deaths
  • Frankford Township 84 with 22 deaths
  • Franklin Borough 46 with two deaths
  • Fredon Township 19 with one death
  • Green Township 17 with one death
  • Hamburg Borough 29 with one death
  • Hampton Township 33 with two deaths
  • Hardyston Township 55 with three death
  • Hopatcong Borough 127 with eight deaths
  • Lafayette Township 12 with one death
  • Montague Township 29 with four deaths
  • Newton Town 104 with 12 deaths
  • Ogdensburg Borough 16 with one death
  • Sandyston Township 7 with one death
  • Sparta Township 108 with nine deaths
  • Stanhope Borough 21 with one death
  • Stillwater Township 13
  • Sussex Borough 13 with one death
  • Vernon Township 133 with six deaths
  • Wantage Township 54 with one death

Testing is available in at CVS in Sparta.  

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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