Sussex County Reports 2 Fatalities Due to COVID-19; 93 Total Cases as of Sunday

(Hardyston, NJ) Sussex County Freeholder Director Sylvia Petillo is saddened to announce
two additional COVID-19- related deaths in Sussex County, the first in a 93 year old female
from Newton, and the second in a 96 year- old female, also from Newton. The Sussex County
Division of Health (SCDOH) has been working with those individuals who came into contact
with these patients. Those identified as close contacts are in their homes under self-quarantine
and being monitored by the SCDOH staff.

The NJDOH cites 93 cases of COVID-19 in the county as of Sunday, March 29th.

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Sussex County Division of
Health extend their condolences to both patients’ family and friends during this difficult time.
The SCDOH is taking all possible steps to ensure the health and safety of our community, and
asks for the public’s cooperation in following all recommendations put forth by county, state,
and federal agencies.

More information on COVID-19 may be found on the Sussex County website at
https://sussex.nj.us/covid19, as well as https://covid19.nj.gov and www.cdc.gov. Residents may
also call 2-1-1 or 1-800-962-1253, or text NJCOVID to 898-211 for information from the New
Jersey Department of Health.

According to the NJDOH, there have been 3,347 new cases in the past 24 hours, with 16,636 COVID-19 cases, and a loss of another 37 residents, bringing the total fatalities to 198, as of 2pm Monday March 30th.

COVID-19 Cases by County
Data is provisional and subsequent to revision.

3,847 Positives Pending Further Information

Bergen County:

2,482 Positive Test Result(s)

Essex County:

1,564 Positive Test Result(s)

Hudson County:

1,314 Positive Test Result(s)

Union County:

1,213 Positive Test Result(s)

Middlesex County:

1,123 Positive Test Result(s)

Passaic County:

1,091 Positive Test Result(s)

Monmouth County:

1,030 Positive Test Result(s)

Ocean County:

874 Positive Test Result(s)

Morris County:

720 Positive Test Result(s)

Somerset County:

349 Positive Test Result(s)

Mercer County:

249 Positive Test Result(s)

Camden County:

200 Positive Test Result(s)

Burlington County:

178 Positive Test Result(s)

Sussex County:

113 Positive Test Result(s)

Gloucester County:

89 Positive Test Result(s)

Hunterdon County:

79 Positive Test Result(s)

Warren County:

68 Positive Test Result(s)

Atlantic County:

29 Positive Test Result(s)

Cumberland County:

12 Positive Test Result(s)

Cape May County:

9 Positive Test Result(s)

Salem County:

3 Positive Test Result(s)

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