SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Wednesday reported a total of 5,552 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 14 cases overnight, with the death toll at 512 since the first case was reported March 8.
Hillsborough has had a total of 549 COVID-19 cases since March, with a total of 77 COVID-19 related deaths.
The New Jersey Department of Health Wednesday reported a total of 216,023 positive cases of the coronavirus since the pandemic began its spread in the state 227 days ago, and a total of 14,402 deaths during that time, an increase of 8 overnight. There have been 4,036,867 COVID-19 tests administered in New Jersey.
The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide is now 38,598,004, including 1,094,022 deaths, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control & Prevention on Wednesday morning, with 8,108,862 cases in the United States and 221,184 deaths.
The SCDOH has confirmed the deaths of 154 Franklin Township residents; 77 in Hillsborough/Millstone; 75 in Bridgewater; 42 in Bernards Township; 37 in North Plainfield; 33 in Green Brook; 15 in Watchung; 15 in Raritan; 13 in Bound Brook; 16 in Warren; 7 in Manville; 7 in Somerville; 6 in Montgomery; 6 in Branchburg; 4 in Bedminster; 3 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, 63, Bernardsville Borough, 105; Bernards Township, 353; Branchburg, 127, Bridgewater, 571; Bound Brook, 355; Far Hills, 3; Franklin, 1,679; Green Brook, 168; Hillsborough/Millstone, 549; Manville, 180; Montgomery, 178; North Plainfield, 422; Peapack-Gladstone, 60; Raritan, 143 Rocky Hill, 5; Somerville, 176; South Bound Brook, 101; Warren, 199; Watchung, 113.