SOMERVILLE, NJ - The number of reported COVID-19 cases in Franklin increased to 1,117 on Sunday, increasing by 107 since last Sunday, according to the Somerset County Department of Health. Last week cases in Franklin increased by 140.
In Franklin, 94 residents died due to COVID-19 complications according to the SCDH. According to the state Health Department, 67 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|
|Regency Jewish Heritage Post Acute Rehab and Nursing Center||74||23||31.08%|
|Parker at Somerset||59||5||8.47%|
|Willow Creek Rehabilitation and Care Center||67||14||20.90%|
|Spring Hills Assisted Living Facility Somerset||43||11||25.58%|
|Martin and Edith Stein Assisted Living Residence, Inc.||38||14||36.84%|
|Somerset Woods Rehabilitation & Nursing Center||3||0||0.00%|
|Long Term Care Facility Total =||284||67||23.59%|
|Franklin Total =||1,117||94|
The chart above includes all deaths reported as of May 8, by Long Term Care facilities to the Communicable Disease Service at the New Jersey Department of Health. All deaths may not be laboratory confirmed. The cases reported in this table are self-reported by facilities at a point in time 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 deaths due to COVID-19 complications, according to the numbers provided by the SCDOH as of May 10.
|Township/Borough||Census 2010 Population Numbers||COVID-19 Cases||Infection Rate||COVID-19 Related Deaths||Death Rate|
|North Plainfield Borough||21,936||284||1.29%||28||9.86%|
|Bound Brook Borough||10,402||277||2.66%||11||3.97%|
|Green Brook Township||7,203||128||1.78%||24||18.75%|
|South Bound Brook Borough||4,563||55||1.21%||2||3.64%|
|Far Hills Borough||919||3||0.33%||0||0.00%|
|Rocky Hill Borough||682||5||0.73%||0||0.00%|
|May 10 Totals =||323,444||3,590||1.11%||330||9.19%|
|May 9 Totals =||323,444||3,539||1.09%||327||9.24%|
- Out of 323,444 Somerset County residents, 1.11 percent tested positive and 9.19 percent of those infected have died
- Out of 323,444 Somerset County residents, .10 percent died due to COVID-19 related complications
- Bound Brook Borough, Franklin Township, Green Brook Township, Peapack/Gladstone Borough and Watchung Borough has the highest percentage of infection according to SCDOH data
- Green Brook Township, Bernards Township, Watchung Borough, Bridgewater Township, and Warren Township have the highest percentage of deaths, according to SCDOH data
There are 3,590 cases in Somerset County, according to statistics provided by the SCDOH, an increase of 283 since last Sunday.
There are 327 COVID-19 related deaths in Somerset County, demographic information has only been provided for 322 as of 5:15 pm today. One person aged 18-29, 10 people aged 30-49, 31 people aged 50-64, 112 people aged 65-79, and 168 people over the age of 80 have died, according to statistics proved by the SCDOH.
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Statewide, there is a total of 137,085 cases, an increase of 1,631 overnight, with 9,116 deaths reported, an increase of 164 since Friday, according to the State Department of Health.
There are 1,326,138 cases in the United States, with 79,384 deaths; worldwide, there are 4,088,393 cases and 281,893 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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