SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Tuesday reported an additional 40 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus overnight, bringing the total number of cases to 5,902, with 519 COVID-10 deaths reported since March 8.
Hillsborough has had a total of 593 COVID-19 cases since March, with a total of 81 COVID-19 related deaths.
In New Jersey, the state Department of Health Tuesday reported a total of 231,331 positive cases of the coronavirus since the pandemic began its spread in the state 236 days ago, an increase of 1.647 overnight. There was an increase of 14 deaths overnight, bringing the state total to 14.517. There have been 4,484,813 COVID-19 tests administered in New Jersey.
The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide is now 44,022,394 including 1,167,840 deaths, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control & Prevention on Tuesday morning, with 8,977,593 cases in the United States and 231,324 deaths.
The SCDOH has confirmed the deaths of 161 Franklin Township residents; 81 in Hillsborough/Millstone; 75 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; 6 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, 74, Bernardsville Borough, 111; Bernards Township, 8375; Branchburg, 137, Bridgewater, 602; Bound Brook, 366; Far Hills, 4; Franklin, 1,770; Green Brook, 174; Hillsborough/Millstone, 593; Manville, 191; Montgomery, 190; North Plainfield, 470; Peapack-Gladstone, 67; Raritan, 155 Rocky Hill, 5; Somerville, 182; South Bound Brook, 106; Warren, 212; Watchung, 114.