RARITAN, NJ - Raritan Mayor Zachary Bray reported Friday that the borough had its first COVID-19 related fatality.

According to Bray, an 83-year-old male died from the virus.

"At this time, I will keep it at that, so as to provide the family with proper privacy during this difficult time," he said in a post on Facebook. "Raritan is with you, and your family is in our thoughts and prayers."

As of Friday afternoon, the borough was also reporting 43 total cases.