SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Saturday reported a total of 5,602 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 18 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 Saturday reported a total of 218,738 positive cases of the coronavirus since the pandemic began its spread in the state 229 days ago, and a total of 14,415 deaths during that time, an increase of 2 overnight. There have been 4,135,796 COVID-19 tests administered in New Jersey.
The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide is now 39,787,590, including 1,111,931 deaths, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control & Prevention on Saturday morning, with 8,308,506 cases in the United States and 223,916 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, 355 Branchburg, 128, Bridgewater, 576; Bound Brook, 360; Far Hills, 3; Franklin, 1,688; Green Brook, 167; Hillsborough/Millstone, 560; Manville, 182; Montgomery, 180; North Plainfield, 429; Peapack-Gladstone, 60; Raritan, 148 Rocky Hill, 5; Somerville, 176; South Bound Brook, 101; Warren, 200; Watchung, 114.