SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Wednesday reported a total of 5,552 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 14 cases overnight, with the death toll at 512 since the first case was reported March 8.
Franklin has a total of 1,679 COVID-19 cases an increase of zero overnight, and 154 deaths since the pandemic hit New Jersey in March.
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There are 512 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 Oct. 14.
The SCDOH has confirmed the deaths of 154 Franklin Township residents; 77 in Hillsborough/Millstone; 75 in Bridgewater; 42 in Bernards Township; 37 in North Plainfield; 33 in Green Brook; 15 in Watchung; 15 in Raritan; 13 in Bound Brook; 16 in Warren; 7 in Manville; 7 in Somerville; 6 in Montgomery; 6 in Branchburg; 4 in Bedminster; 3 in Bernardsville; 3 in South Bound Brook and one in Peapack-Gladstone.
No COVID-19 deaths have been reported in Far Hills, Millstone or Rocky Hill.
Here is the latest breakdown of confirmed cases by town: Bedminster, 63, Bernardsville Borough, 105; Bernards Township, 353; Branchburg, 127, Bridgewater, 571; Bound Brook, 355; Far Hills, 3; Franklin, 1,679; Green Brook, 168; Hillsborough/Millstone, 549; Manville, 180; Montgomery, 178; North Plainfield, 422; Peapack-Gladstone, 60; Raritan, 143 Rocky Hill, 5; Somerville, 176; South Bound Brook, 101; Warren, 199; Watchung, 113.
The New Jersey Department of Health Wednesday reported a total of 216,023 positive cases of the coronavirus since the pandemic began its spread in the state 227 days ago, and a total of 14,402 deaths during that time, an increase of 8 overnight. There have been 4,036,867 COVID-19 tests administered in New Jersey.
The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide is now 38,598,004, including 1,094,022 deaths, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control & Prevention on Wednesday morning, with 8,108,862 cases in the United States and 221,184 deaths.