SOMERVILLE, NJ - The borough has reported its third confirmed case of COVID-19 based on figures supplied by the Somerset County Department of Health Wednesday morning, which reports a total of 144 COVID-19 cases countywide.

“The Somerville Borough was notified by the County of Somerset this morning that a 55-year-old resident tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, it is the 2nd case in Somerville Borough.  County Health Officials are conducting an interview to determine if there are known exposures” said Mayor Dennis Sullivan

Somerset County reported 38 new cases overnight.

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The Somerset County Department of Health confirmed the death of a Bridgewater resident and a Franklin resident on Sunday. There have been no additional deaths.

Here is the latest breakdown of confirmed cases by town: Bedminster, 6;  Bernardsville Borough, 6; Bernards Township, 7; Branchburg, 11; Bridgewater, 15; Bound Brook, 3: Franklin, 30; Green Brook, 5; Hillsborough, 11; Manville, 4; Montgomery, 10; North Plainfield, 11; Peapack-Gladstone, 2; Raritan, 3; Somerville, 3; South Bound Brook, 1; Warren, 10; Watchung, 3. 

No cases have been reported in Far Hills, Millstone or Rocky Hill.

Statewide, there is a total of 6,375 cases, with 62 confirmed deaths, an increase of 18 overnight. There were 736 new cases reported overnight, down from 846 new cases reported overnight on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Health.

There are 60.115 cases in the United States, with 827 deaths; worldwide, there are 451,355 cases and 20,499 deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control.