SOMERVILLE, NJ - The number of reported COVID-19 cases in Franklin increased to 1,057 on Thursday, increasing by 9 since yesterday, according to the Somerset County Department of Health.
In Franklin, 88 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||73||5||6.85%|
|Willow Creek Rehabilitation and Care Center||66||14||21.21%|
|Spring Hills Assisted Living Facility Somerset||42||11||26.19%|
|Martin and Edith Stein Assisted Living Residence, Inc.||37||14||37.84%|
|Somerset Woods Rehabilitation & Nursing Center||4||0||0.00%|
|Long Term Care Facility Total =||296||67||22.64%|
|Franklin Total =||1,057||88|
The chart above includes all deaths reported as of May 6, 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. Long-term care facilities in New Jersey had reported 4,556 COVID-19 associated deaths and 24,874 cases at their 513 centers by Thursday, state figures show.
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 7.
|Township/Borough||Census 2010 Population Numbers||COVID-19 Cases||Infection Rate||COVID-19 Related Deaths||Death Rate|
|North Plainfield Borough||21,936||275||1.25%||26||9.45%|
|Bound Brook Borough||10,402||253||2.43%||11||4.35%|
|Green Brook Township||7,203||126||1.75%||23||18.25%|
|South Bound Brook Borough||4,563||54||1.18%||2||3.70%|
|Far Hills Borough||919||3||0.33%||0||0.00%|
|Rocky Hill Borough||682||5||0.73%||0||0.00%|
|May 7 Totals =||323,444||3,436||1.06%||311||9.05%|
|May 6 Totals =||323,444||3,387||1.05%||311||9.18%|
Out of 323,444 Somerset County residents, 1.06 percent tested positive and 9.05 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, Green Brook Township, Franklin Township, Peapack/Gladstone Borough and Watchung Borough has the highest percentage of infection according to SCDOH data
- Green Brook Township, Watchung Borough, Bernards Township, Bridgewater Township, and Hillsborough Township has the highest percentage of deaths, according to SCDOH data
There are 3,436 cases in Somerset County, according to statistics provided by the SCDOH, an increase of 49 since last night.
There are 311 COVID-19 related deaths in Somerset County. As of 6:20 pm today, only 309 have demographic information - one person aged 18-29, 10 people aged 30-49, 31 people aged 50-64, 104 people aged 65-79, and 163 people over the age of 80 have died, according to statistics proved by the SCDOH.
For a map of Somerset County NJ - COVID-19 Status and related information click the link below:
Statewide, there is a total of 133,635 cases, an increase of 1,745 overnight, with 8,801 deaths reported, an increase of 252 since Wednesday, according to the State Department of Health. Statewide there have been 159,023 negative test results.
There are 1,250,739 cases in the United States, with 75,423 deaths; worldwide, there are 3,825,028 cases and 267,469 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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