SOMERVILLE, NJ -The Somerset County Department of Health on Tuesday reported an increase of 52 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus overnight, bringing the total number of cases to 14,559 with 620 COVID-19 deaths reported since March 8.

The New Jersey Department of Health on Tuesday reported a total of 572,306 positive cases of the coronavirus since the pandemic began its spread in the state 315 days ago, an increase of 3,733 overnight. The death toll in New Jersey is 18,421, an increase of 54 overnight. There have been 8,801,895 COVID-19 tests administered in New Jersey.

Hillsborough has had a total of 1,463 COVID-19 cases since March, with a total of 83 COVID-19 related deaths.

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The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide is 96,236,744 including 2,055,873 deaths, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control & Prevention on Tuesday morning, with 24,644,355 cases in the United States and 408,858 deaths.

The SCDOH has confirmed the deaths of 183 Franklin Township residents; 83 in Hillsborough/Millstone; 91 in Bridgewater; 47 in Bernards Township; 46 in North Plainfield; 33 in Green Brook; 15 in Watchung; 18 in Raritan; 20 in Bound Brook; 18 in Warren; 17 in Manville; 10 in Somerville; 15 in Montgomery; 7 in Branchburg; 5 in Bedminster; 3 in Bernardsville; 4 in South Bound Brook; 3 in Peapack-Gladstone and 1 in Rocky Hill.

No COVID-19 deaths have been reported in Far Hills.

Here is the breakdown of confirmed cases by town: Bedminster, 239, Bernardsville Borough, 347; Bernards Township, 905; Bound Brook, 827; Branchburg, 455, Bridgewater, 1,610; Far Hills, 20; Franklin, 3,746; Green Brook, 32316 Hillsborough/Millstone, 1,463; Manville, 604; Montgomery, 588; North Plainfield, 1,167; Peapack-Gladstone, 142; Raritan, 398; Rocky Hill, 19; Somerville, 632; South Bound Brook, 283; Warren, 549; Watchung, 252.

COVID-19 testing at Raritan Valley Community College will continue on Wednesdays Jan. 20 and 27.

Residents must have an appointment and a valid form of identification to be tested. Appointments can be scheduled online at https://somerset-hunterdon.adlabscovidtest.com/.  A physician’s prescription is not required.

Testing is free of charge and open to Somerset County residents, age five (5) and older. Residents who do not have computer access, or who would like to schedule an appointment for children age five to 18 years old, can call the COVID-19 testing information line at 908-203-6014, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., not including county holidays.

Click on the following link for other COVID-19 test sites: https://covid19.nj.gov/pages/testing.