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June 3 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 422 Deaths, 4,066 Cases

June 3, 2020

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health reported Wednesday that 4,066 residents have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus since the pandemic hit locally in March, an increase of 7 overnight, with the death toll 422.

The US Centers for Disease Control this morning reported 108,041 COVID-19 deaths in the United States, with a total of 1,876,246 cases. Worldwide, there are ...

June 2 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 4,059 Cases, 419 Deaths

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health reported Tuesday that 4,059 residents have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus since the pandemic hit locally in March, with the death toll remaining at 419.

The US Centers for Disease Control this morning reported 106,732 COVID-19 deaths in the United States, with a total of 1,852,381 cases. Worldwide, there are 6,318.040 cases and ...

June 1 COVID-19 Update: Number of Worldwide Cases Tops 6 Million

SOMERVILLE, NJ - More than six million cases of COVID-19 have been reported around the world.

The US Centers for Disease Control this morning reported 106,570 COVID-19 deaths in the United States, with a total of 1,847,626 cases. Worldwide, there are 6,259.887 cases and 375,208 deaths, according to the CDC.

The Somerset County Department of Health reported Monday that 4,043 residents have ...

June 15: Haircuts, Dining Out, In-Store Shopping as NJ Nears Stage II Recovery

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Starting June 15, New Jerseyans can make themselves presentable again by getting a haircut before dining out at their favorite restaurant - and after indulging off the menu, work out at the local gym the next day.

They'll also be able to go inside and shop at their favorite retails establishments.

Gov. Phil Murphy delivered some good news to New Jersey residents at ...

Contact Tracing: Zwicker Wants to Limit Personal Information Exposure

TRENTON, NJ - State Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker, D-16th, has introduced a bill that will limit exposure of personal information gathered by investigaors during the contact tracing process.

The bill requires that all personal information collected when tracing an individual's suspected exposure to the Coronavirus be deleted permanently after 30 days.

To view the bill in its entirety, ...

May 31 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 4,030 Cases, 418 Deaths

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health reported Sunday that 4,030 residents have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus since the pandemic hit locally in March, with the death toll increasing by one overnight to 418.

There have been 353 positive cases in Hillsborough the past three months, with 353 Covid-19 related deaths.

The US Centers for Disease Control this morning ...

Restaurant Owners Fed Up with What They've Been Served by Trenton

TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy is expected to announce eased restrictions on serving customers at restaurants and bars at his June 1 press briefing, but owners are concerned the guidance he provides will be little more than an appetizer.

Murphy's guidance is that no one is to be allowed indoors - outdoor dining and drinks only, according to several sources, - at 25 percent capacity.

Not ...

More on Day Care, Camps and Pools Reopening from Murphy

TRENTON, NJ – Day care centers for the children of essential workers have been opened throughout the COVID-19 crisis. As Governor Phil Murphy announced yesterday, they reopen to other parents on June 15.  Within the next few weeks, non-contact sports activities and youth day camps also may open up. What does all this mean? What about pools?

Commissioner of the Department of Children ...

May 30 Hillsborough COVID-19 Update: 350 Cases, 52 Deaths

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health reported Saturday that 4,017 residents have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus since the pandemic hit locally in March, with the death toll increasing by 6 overnight to 417.

There have been 350 positive test results in Hillsborough and 52 COVID-19 related deaths.

The US Centers for Disease Control this morning reported 102,323 ...

Bateman Supports Need for Towns to Float Coronavirus Relief Bonds

TRENTON, NJ - Municipalities, financially stressed by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic would be able to fill budget shortfalls without major tax increases on residents under a bipartisan bill co-sponsored by Sen. Kip Bateman, R-16th.

“For some local governments, borrowing might be the only solution,” Bateman said. “Across the state, tax revenue is down substantially and ...

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Car Set on Fire, 42 Vehicles' Tires Slashed on Manville Streets

June 3, 2020

MANVILLE, NJ – A car was set on fire and tires were slashed on 42 vehicles parked on the streets and in driveways early Wednesday morning In an incident similar to three others that occurred in the northwest section of the borough in June and August, 2018 when a total of 155 cars were targeted.

The June 3 slashings were discovered when fire and police officers responded to the car fire ...