10 New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Sussex County Today March 25; Total at 32

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Ten new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Sussex County today, March 25. The county total is now 32 cases. According to a press release from the Sussex County Department of Health and Human Services the new cases are as follows:

  • 53-year-old male in Frankford
  • 69-year-old female in Frankford
  • 33-year-old female in Hampton
  • 35-year-old male in Hardyston
  • 52-year-old male in Hardyston
  • 68-year-old female in Newton
  • 64-year-old female in Sandyston
  • 48-year-old female in Sparta
  • 64-year-old female in Vernon
  • 70-year-old male in Wantage

The town-by-town breakdown of the 22 previously announced cases are as follows:

  • 25-year-old female in Andover
  • 22-year-old male in Branchville
  • 36-year-old male in Byram
  • 34-year-old female in Frankford
  • 55-year-old male in Frankford
  • 78-year-old male in Frankford
  • 47-year-old male in Hamburg
  • 52-year-old male in Hampton
  • 65-year-old female in Hardyston
  • 75-year-old male in Hardyston
  • 47-year-old male in Hopatcong Borough
  • 63-year-old male in Hopatcong Borough
  • 93-year-old female in Newton
  • 46-year-old female in Sparta
  • 47-year-old female in Sparta
  • 60-year-old male in Sparta
  • 61-year-old male in Sparta
  • 72-year-old female in Sparta
  • 76-year-old female in Sparta
  • 82-year-old male in Sparta
  • 46-year-old male in Stanhope
  • 53-year-old male in Vernon

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.

All residents are encouraged to continue monitoring their health and exercise good hygiene habits. The SCDOH recommends taking the following actions to help prevent the spread of germs that cause respiratory illnesses like COVID-19:

  • Cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze.
  • Wash your hands with soap and water, especially after you cough or sneeze.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth.
  • Avoid close contact with sick people.
  • Stay home if you are sick.
  • Practice social distancing to reduce the spread of germs.
  • Families and individuals should create or update their family emergency plans.