SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Friday reported a total of 5,584 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 3 cases overnight, with the death toll at 514 since the first case was reported March 8.
Hillsborough has had a total of 560 COVID-19 cases since March, with a total of 77 COVID-19 related deaths.
The New Jersey Department of Health Friday reported a total of 217,804 positive cases of the coronavirus since the pandemic began its spread in the state 228 days ago, and a total of 14,413 deaths during that time, an increase of 5 overnight. There have been 4,101,399 COVID-19 tests administered in New Jersey.
The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide is now 39,421,619, including 1,106,174 deaths, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control & Prevention on Friday morning, with 8,235,136 cases in the United States and 223,045 deaths.
The SCDOH has confirmed the deaths of 156 Franklin Township residents; 77 in Hillsborough/Millstone; 76 in Bridgewater; 42 in Bernards Township; 37 in North Plainfield; 32 in Green Brook; 14 in Watchung; 15 in Raritan; 13 in Bound Brook; 16 in Warren; 6 in Manville; 7 in Somerville; 6 in Montgomery; 6 in Branchburg; 4 in Bedminster; 3 in Bernardsville; 3 in South Bound Brook and one in Peapack-Gladstone.
No COVID-19 deaths have been reported in Far Hills, Millstone or Rocky Hill.
Here is the latest breakdown of confirmed cases by town: Bedminster, 64, Bernardsville Borough, 105; Bernards Township, 353 Branchburg, 127, Bridgewater, 573; Bound Brook, 360; Far Hills, 3; Franklin, 1,685; Green Brook, 157; Hillsborough/Millstone, 560; Manville, 182; Montgomery, 180; North Plainfield, 425; Peapack-Gladstone, 58; Raritan, 147 Rocky Hill, 5; Somerville, 176; South Bound Brook, 101; Warren, 200; Watchung, 113.