BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township is reporting another seven confirmed cases of COVID-19, as of 10:45 a.m. Thursday.

That brings the total to 398 confirmed cases in Bridgewater, with 55.2 percent confirmed to be female and 44.8 percent confirmed to be male.

In addition, the township is reporting 40 deaths in the town, between the ages of 40 and 100.

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According to the daily report, two of the reported deaths were under 50 years old; two were between the ages of 51 and 65; 11 were between the ages of 66 and 80; and 25 were over age 80.

In Raritan, as of around noon Thursday, the borough is only reporting an additional two cases since Tuesday.

"Compared to the steady increases we have seen on a daily basis for the last couple of weeks, I say this is a hopeful sign," Mayor Zachary Bray said on the borough's Facebook page. "Let's continue to keep the positive vibes going so that we may begin to ponder a slow return to normalcy."

Bray encouraged everyone to continue social distancing practices, especially with parks reopening Saturday.

"While this is good news, I urge you to enjoy these areas with caution, still maintaining appropriate social distancing measures," he said. "We do not want to cause a setback."