Letter from Sussex County Freeholder Director Sylvia Petillo.

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9/18/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports 4 additional cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths among county residents. Of the 1,497* cases, 1,272 cases have been classified as recovered. Weekly Report. Long Term Care Facilities (LTCF) Report. The next press release will be Monday, September 21. *(1 prior positive case has been re-assigned out of County)
9/17/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports 5 additional cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths among county residents. Of the 1,494 cases*, 1,271 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report. *(2 prior positive cases have been re-assigned out of County)
9/16/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports 4 additional cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths among county residents. Of the 1,491 cases*, 1,262 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report. *(3 prior positive cases have been re-assigned out of County)
9/15/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports 4 additional cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths among county residents. Of the 1,490 cases*, 1,260 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report. *(1 prior positive case has been re-assigned out of County)
9/14/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports 5 additional cases over the last 3 days of COVID-19 and no new deaths among county residents. Of the 1,487 cases*, 1,260 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report. *(2 prior positive cases have been re-assigned out of County)
9/14/2020 Weekly COVID-19 activity level report from NJ Communicable Disease Service.
9/11/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports 8 additional cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths among county residents. Of the 1,484 cases, 1,260 cases have been classified as recovered. Weekly Report. Long Term Care Facilities (LTCF) Report. The next press release will be Monday, September 14.
9/10/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports 2 additional cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths among county residents. Of the 1,476* cases, 1,259 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report. *(Two prior reported positive cases have been re-assigned out of County)
9/9/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports 6 additional cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths among county residents. Of the 1,476* cases, 1,259 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report. *(Six prior reported positive cases have been re-assigned out of County)
9/8/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports 15 additional cases of COVID-19 and 1 new death among county residents. Of the 1,476* cases, 1,257 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report. *(Two prior reported positive cases have been re-assigned out of County)
9/4/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports 3 additional cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths among county residents. Of the 1,463* cases, 1,256 cases have been classified as recovered. Weekly Report. Long Term Care Facilities (LTCF) Report. The next press release will be Tuesday, September 8. *(3 prior positive cases have been re-assigned out of County)
9/3/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports 9 additional cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths among county residents. Of the 1,463 cases*, 1,257 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report. *(4 prior positive cases have been re-assigned out of County)
9/2/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports 6 additional cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths among county residents. Of the 1,458 cases*, 1,258 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report. *(3 prior positive cases have been re-assigned out of County)
9/1/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports 7 additional cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths among county residents. Of the 1,455 cases*, 1,254 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report. *(2 prior cases in Wantage Township have been re-assigned out of County)
8/31/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports 10 additional cases of COVID-19 over the last three days and no new deaths among county residents. Of the 1,450 cases, 1,240 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.
8/31/2020 Beginning Friday, September 4, restaurants may resume indoor dining at 25% capacity and with social distancing between tables.
8/31/2020 Beginning September 4th, movie theaters may reopen at 25% capacity up to a maximum of 150 people.
8/31/2020 Weekly COVID-19 activity level report from NJ Communicable Disease Service.
8/28/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports 9 additional cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths among county residents. Of the 1,440 cases, 1,239 cases have been classified as recovered. Weekly Report. Long Term Care Facilities (LTCF) Report. The next press release will be Monday, August 31.
8/27/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health announces 2 additional cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths among county residents. Of the 1,431* cases, 1232 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report. *(Prior reported case in Hopatcong has been re-assigned out of County).
8/26/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health announces 2 additional cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths among county residents. Of the 1,430 cases, 1225 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.
8/26/2020 Gyms may reopen at 25% capacity as of Tuesday, September 1st. Masks will be required.
8/25/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health announces 12 additional cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths among county residents. Of the 1,428 cases, 1225 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.
8/24/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health announces 12 additional cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths among county residents. Of the 1,416 cases, 1210 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.
8/21/2020 Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee's acknowledgement of its receipt of Freeholder Joshua Hertzberg's letter advocating for regional reopening in Sussex County.
8/21/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports 2 additional cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths among county residents. Of the 1,404 cases, 1,206 cases have been classified as recovered. Weekly Report. Long Term Care Facilities (LTCF) Report. The next press release will be Monday, August 24.
8/20/2020 Sussex County Freeholders Accept $1.8 Million in CARES Funding.
8/20/2020 Weekly COVID-19 activity level report from NJ Communicable Disease Service.
8/20/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health announces no additional cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths among county residents. Of the 1,402* cases, 1205 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report. *(Prior reported positive case and death determined to be duplicate and merged)
8/20/2020 Applications open for NJHMFA's Small Landlord Emergency Grant (SLEG) Program, which will reimburse small residential rental property owners for lost rent revenue due to COVID-19 between April and July 2020.
8/19/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health announces 2 additional cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths among county residents. Of the 1,403 cases, 1205 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.
8/18/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health announces 3 additional cases of COVID-19 and 1 prior death from April among county residents. Of the 1,401 cases, 1199 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.
8/18/2020 Weekly COVID-19 activity level report from NJ Communicable Disease Service.
8/17/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health announces 9 additional cases of COVID-19 over the last three days and no additional deaths among county residents. Of the 1,398 cases, 1198 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.
8/14/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports 4 additional cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths among county residents. Of the 1,389 cases, 1,188 cases have been classified as recovered. Weekly Report. Long Term Care Facilities (LTCF) Report. The next press release will be Monday, August 17.
8/13/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health announces 1 additional case of COVID-19 and no additional deaths among county residents. Of the 1,385 cases, 1184 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.
8/12/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health announces 3 additional cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths among county residents. Of the 1,384 cases, 1184 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.
8/11/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health announces 3 additional cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths among county residents. Of the 1,381 cases, 1174 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.
8/11/2020 NJEDA to Provide $15 Million in New CARES Act Funding to Businesses in Counties that Received No Direct Federal Aid.

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