SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Sunday reported 18,731 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 113 cases overnight, with 686 COVID-19 deaths reported since March 8.

Franklin has a total of 4,696 COVID-19 cases, and 203 deaths since the pandemic hit New Jersey in March.

There are 683 COVID-19 related deaths in Somerset County. One person aged 18-29, 15 people aged 30-49, 55 people aged 50-64, 161 people aged 65-79, and 262 people over the age of 80 have died, according to statistics proved by the SCDOH as of March 1.

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The SCDOH confirmed the deaths of 203 Franklin Township residents; 90 in Hillsborough/Millstone; 101 in Bridgewater; 47 in Bernards Township; 50 in North Plainfield; 35 in Green Brook; 15 in Watchung; 22 in Raritan; 22 in Bound Brook; 18 in Warren; 18 in Manville; 15 in Somerville; 20 in Montgomery; 9 in Branchburg; 5 in Bedminster; 5 in Bernardsville; 4 in South Bound Brook; 4 in Peapack-Gladstone and 1 in Rocky Hill and 1 in Far Hills.

Here is the breakdown of confirmed cases by town: Bedminster, 321, Bernardsville Borough, 469; Bernards Township, 1,181; Bound Brook, 1,004; Branchburg, 653; Bridgewater, 2,068; Far Hills, 42; Franklin, 4,696; Green Brook, 407; Hillsborough/Millstone, 1,817; Manville, 821; Montgomery, 804; North Plainfield, 1,475; Peapack-Gladstone, 183; Raritan, 488; Rocky Hill, 21; Somerville, 862; South Bound Brook, 357; Warren, 738; Watchung, 329.

The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide is 117,403,959 including 2,604,257 deaths, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control & Prevention on Sunday morning, with 29,687,753 cases in the United States and 537,736 deaths.

The New Jersey Department of Health on Sunday reported a total of 720,939 positive cases of the coronavirus since the pandemic began its spread in the state 356 days ago, an increase of 2,066 overnight. The death toll in New Jersey is 21,177, an increase of 17 overnight.

There have been 10,902,830 COVID-19 tests administered in New Jersey.