SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Thursday reported a total of 5,239 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 23 cases overnight, along with 498 deaths since the first case was reported March 8.
Hillsborough has had a total of 525 COVID-19 cases since March, with 76 deaths.
The New Jersey Department of Health Thursday reported a total of 201,552 positive cases of the coronavirus since the pandemic began its spread in the state 206 days ago, and a total of 14,300 deaths during that time, an increase of 9 overnight. There have been 3,457,804 COVID-19 tests administered in New Jersey.
The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide is now 32,249,030 with 984,219 having died as a result of exposure to the coronavirus, according to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Thursday morning.
The CDC this morning reported 206,975 COVID-19 deaths in the United States, with a total of 7,153,536 cases.
The SCDOH has confirmed the deaths of 146 Franklin Township residents; 76 in Hillsborough/Millstone; 69 in Bridgewater; 42 in Bernards Township; 36 in North Plainfield; 33 in Green Brook; 15 in Watchung; 16 in Raritan; 13 in Bound Brook; 14 in Warren; 7 in Manville; 7 in Somerville; 6 in Montgomery; 6 in Branchburg; 4 in Bedminster; 4 in Bernardsville; 3 in South Bound Brook and one in Peapack-Gladstone.
No COVID-19 deaths have been reported in Far Hills, Millstone or Rocky Hill.
Here is the latest breakdown of confirmed cases by town: Bedminster, 58, Bernardsville Borough, 94; Bernards Township, 334; Branchburg, 115, Bridgewater, 542; Bound Brook, 348; Far Hills, 4; Franklin, 1,587; Green Brook, 162; Hillsborough/Millstone, 525; Manville, 1711; Montgomery, 163; North Plainfield, 396; Peapack-Gladstone, 55; Raritan, 133 Rocky Hill, 5; Somerville, 166; South Bound Brook, 94; Warren, 181; Watchung, 106.