Sussex County. The rate of new coronavirus cases continues to rise in Sussex County, according to data from the county health department (first chart). Since the September opening of in-person school and of indoor dining at 25 percent capacity, the county has seen its first spikes exceeding 25 cases in a day since the height of the pandemic in April (see first chart). There have been no COVID-19 deaths in October so far and one in September. The recent rise in cases has not spread to the vulnerable population at Andover Subacute I and II, a long-term care facility that in April in May saw 78 deaths of its residents and one of its staff members (see second chart).