SOMERVILLE, NJ - The number of reported COVID-19 cases in Franklin increased to 870 on Sunday, increasing by 48 overnight, according to the Somerset County Department of Health.
In Franklin, 69 residents died due to COVID-19 complications according to the SCDH. According to the state Health Department, 46 of the COVID-19 related deaths in Franklin happened in long-term-care facilities.
|Facility Name||COVID-19 Cases||COVID-19 Related Deaths||Death Rate|
|Willow Creek Rehabilitation and Care Center||62||11||17.74%|
|Parker at Somerset||41||5||12.20%|
|Martin and Edith Stein Assisted Living Residence, Inc.||37||11||29.73%|
|Spring Hills Assisted Living Facility Somerset||33||11||33.33%|
|Regency Jewish Heritage Post Acute Rehab and Nursing Center||23||8||34.78%|
|Total Cases in Franklin =||870||69|
Deaths in the chart above include COVID-positive deaths, deaths in persons with pending test results, and respiratory illness deaths for which COVID testing was not performed. The cases reported in this table are self-reported by facilities as of April 24 and may not reflect real-time data. Case numbers are constantly changing and subject to updates.
The chart below shows the overall rate of COVID-19 infections and the rate of deaths due to COVID-19 complications, according to the numbers provided by the SCDOH.
|Township/Borough||Census 2010 Population Numbers||COVID-19 Cases||Infection Rate||COVID-19 Related Deaths||Death Rate|
|North Plainfield Borough||21,936||224||1.02%||14||6.25%|
|Bound Brook Borough||10,402||184||1.77%||7||3.80%|
|Green Brook Township||7,203||112||1.55%||16||14.29%|
|South Bound Brook Borough||4,563||47||1.03%||1||2.13%|
|Far Hills Borough||919||2||0.22%||0||0.00%|
|Rocky Hill Borough||682||5||0.73%||0||0.00%|
|April 26 Totals =||323,444||2,848||0.88%||220||7.72%|
|April 25 Totals =||323,444||2,713||0.84%||217||8.00%|
- Out of 323,444 Somerset County residents, .78 percent tested positive and 7.50 percent have died
- Bound Brook Borough, Green Brook Township, Franklin Township, Watchung Borough, and Peapack/Gladstone Borough have the highest percentage of infection according to SCDOH data
- Green Brook Township, Watchung Borough, Bedminster Township, Bernards Township, and Bridgewater Township have the highest percentage of deaths, according to SCDOH data
There are 2,848 cases in Somerset County, according to statistics provided by the SCDOH, an increase of 135 overnight.
There are 217 COVID-19 related deaths in Somerset County, one percent aged 18-29, four percent aged 30-49, 11 percent aged 50-64, 34 percent aged 65-79, and 52 percent aged 80 plus, according to statistics proved by the SCDOH.
For a map of Somerset County NJ - COVID-19 Status click the link below:
Statewide, there is a total of 109,038 cases, an increase of 3,515 overnight, with the statewide death toll now at 5,938, an increase of 75 overnight, according to the State Department of Health. Statewide there have been 114,106 negative test results.
There are 954,132 cases in the United States, with 54,573 deaths; worldwide, there are 2,934,1416 cases and 205,607 deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Mental Health Association of New Jersey has opened a Mental Health HelpLine. If you are feeling stressed, anxious or depressed due to COVID-19, please call (877) 294- HELP (4357) during normal business hours for emotional support, guidance and mental health referrals as needed. For mental health information and resources specific to Somerset County, NJ CLICK HERE.
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