SOMERVILLE, NJ - The number of COVID-19 related deaths in New Jersey increased by 200 overnight to 846, with 720 total cases reported in Somerset County and 24 deaths, according to statistics provided by the Somerset County Department of Health on Saturday afternoon.
There are now 26 cases in Somerville, an increase of 3 overnight, according to the SCDOH; Somerset County reported 134 new cases overnight.
The SCDOH has confirmed the deaths of seven Franklin Township residents; 6 North Plainfield residents; 5 in Bridgewater and one in each of these towns: Bedminster, Bernards Township, Green Brook, Hillsborough, Peapack-Gladstone and Somerville.
Here is the latest breakdown of confirmed cases by town: Bedminster, 15 Bernardsville Borough, 20; Bernards Township, 53; Branchburg, 31; Bridgewater, 70; Bound Brook, 25: Far Hills, 2; Franklin, 172; Green Brook, 28; Hillsborough, 61; Manville, 28; Millstone, 2; Montgomery, 25; North Plainfield, 58; Peapack-Gladstone, 11; Raritan, 15; Rocky Hill, 2; Somerville, 26; South Bound Brook, 12; Warren, 30; Watchung, 25.
Statewide, there is a total of 34,124 cases, an increase of 4,229 overnight, with the statewide death toll now at 846, an increase of 200 overnight, according to the state Department of Health.
Statewide, there is a total of 41,232 negative test results reported by the state-run and private laboratories, according to the NJDOH.
There are 273,880 cases in the United States, with 7.077 deaths; worldwide, there are now over one million cases - 1,094,068 and 58.773 deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.