BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township is reporting one new case of COVID-19, as of Monday morning, bringing the total to 461 cases in town.
Of those, 57.2 percent are confirmed to be female and 42.6 are confirmed to be male.
In addition, as of Sunday, Bridgewater Township was reporting that a total of 226 people have recovered from COVID-19.
The town is also reporting a total of 58 fatalities from COVID-19, all between the ages of 40 and 105.
Of those, two were under the age of 50; three were between the ages of 51 and 65; 15 were between the ages of 66 and 80; and 38 were over the age of 81.
Bridgewater Township is reporting that, as of May 26, most of the township employees had returned to the municipal building.
In addition, beginning Monday, some departments will be allowing members of the public into the building for essential township business, by appointment only. This is limited to only services that require in-person interaction.
All residents must wear a protective mask to enter the building.
Anyone who is sick or has been exposed to someone with COVID-19 is asked to not make an appointment at this time. Before making an appointment, residents should ensure they have had no fever for 72 hours without fever-reducing medication; other symptoms have improved; and it has been 10 days since experiencing symptoms.
Those who have tested positive but have not symptoms should wait at least 10 days before making the appointment. Anyone who has been exposed to COVID-19 should wait 14 days before making an appointment.
In Raritan Borough, as of Sunday, they were reporting seven new cases, for a total of 109.
The borough was also reporting an additional death of an 86-year-old, bringing the total to nine fatalities in the borough.
Raritan Borough Mayor Zachary Bray said they are asking for help from the community now in terms of celebrating graduates, particularly college graduates.
Plans, he said, are underway to celebrate Raritan’s graduates in the school district, but Bray said he would like to find a way to honor those in Raritan who virtually graduated from college.
“Such a shame an amazing accomplishment could not be celebrated in person,” he said. “I plan to prepare a proclamation honoring all of those who graduated from a college or university this spring.”
Bray is asking those in the community who have graduated to send a picture of themselves, or their children, to email@example.com.
“I will put together an album and share it with the town,” he said. “Include your name, college/university and major.”