SOMERVILLE, NJ - The number of reported COVID-19 cases in Franklin increased to 1,022 on Monday, increasing by 12 since yesterday, according to the Somerset County Department of Health.
In Franklin, 85 residents died due to COVID-19 complications according to the SCDH. According to the state Health Department, 65 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||66||14||21.21%|
|Regency Jewish Heritage Post Acute Rehab and Nursing Center||63||21||33.33%|
|Parker at Somerset||57||5||8.77%|
|Martin and Edith Stein Assisted Living Residence, Inc.||37||14||37.84%|
|Spring Hills Assisted Living Facility Somerset||42||11||26.19%|
|Somerset Woods Rehabilitation & Nursing Center||4||0||0.00%|
|Long Term Care Facility Total =||269||65||24.16%|
The chart above includes all deaths reported as of May 4, 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 chart 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 numbers provided by the SCDOH as of May 4.
|Township/Borough||Census 2010 Population Numbers||COVID-19 Cases||Infection Rate||COVID-19 Related Deaths||Death Rate|
|North Plainfield Borough||21,936||266||1.21%||24||9.02%|
|Bound Brook Borough||10,402||247||2.37%||11||4.45%|
|Green Brook Township||7,203||128||1.78%||23||17.97%|
|South Bound Brook Borough||4,563||52||1.14%||2||3.85%|
|Far Hills Borough||919||3||0.33%||0||0.00%|
|Rocky Hill Borough||682||5||0.73%||0||0.00%|
|May 4 Totals =||323,444||3,342||1.03%||297||8.89%|
|May 3 Totals =||323,444||3,307||1.02%||289||8.74%|
- Out of 323,444 Somerset County residents, 1.03 percent tested positive and 8.89 percent of those infected have died
- Bound Brook Borough, Green Brook Township, Franklin Township, Watchung Borough, and North Plainfield Borough have the highest percentage of infection according to SCDOH data
- Green Brook Township, Watchung Borough, Bernards Township, Bedminster Township, and Hillsborough Township have the highest percentage of deaths, according to SCDOH data
There are 3,342 cases in Somerset County, according to statistics provided by the SCDOH, an increase of 35 since last night.
There are 289 COVID-19 related deaths in Somerset County, demographic information has only been provided for 284 as of 3:27 pm today. One person aged 18-29, nine people aged 30-49, 27 people aged 50-64, 96 people aged 65-79, and 151 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 128,269 cases, an increase of 1,525 overnight, with 7,910 deaths reported, an increase of 39 since Sunday, according to the State Department of Health. Statewide there have been 148,951 negative test results.
There are 1,176,925 cases in the United States, with 68,326 deaths; worldwide, there are 3,563.919 cases and 250,134 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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