SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Friday reported an additional 40 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus overnight, bringing the total number of cases to 6,019, with 520 COVID-10 deaths reported since March 8.
Hillsborough has had a total of 605 COVID-19 cases since March, with a total of 81 COVID-19 related deaths.
In New Jersey, the state Department of Health Friday reported a total of 236,523 positive cases of the coronavirus since the pandemic began its spread in the state 239 days ago, an increase of 1.976 overnight. There was an increase of 7 deaths overnight, bringing the state total to 14.546. There have been 4,572,531 COVID-19 tests administered in New Jersey.
The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide is now 45,607,739 including 1,189,638 deaths, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control & Prevention on Friday morning, with 9,234,138 cases in the United States and 234.472 deaths.
The SCDOH has confirmed the deaths of 161 Franklin Township residents; 81 in Hillsborough/Millstone; 75 in Bridgewater; 43 in Bernards Township; 37 in North Plainfield; 32 in Green Brook; 14 in Watchung; 14 in Raritan; 13 in Bound Brook; 16 in Warren; 6 in Manville; 6 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, 75, Bernardsville Borough, 113; Bernards Township, 387; Branchburg, 138, Bridgewater, 613; Bound Brook, 373; Far Hills, 4; Franklin, 1,798; Green Brook, 176; Hillsborough/Millstone, 605; Manville, 193; Montgomery, 205; North Plainfield, 484; Peapack-Gladstone, 68; Raritan, 158 Rocky Hill, 5; Somerville, 183; South Bound Brook, 111; Warren, 215; Watchung, 115.