SOMERVILLE, NJ - The highest percentage of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Somerset County is in the 50-64 age group (30.66 percent/490 cases) followed closely by those in the 30-49 category (29.72 percent/475 cases), according to statistics compiled by the county Department of Health.
As of April 14, there are 1,742 cases in Somerset County, with more males infected (837/52.38 percent) than females (738/46.18 percent). The gender is unknown in 24 cases, according to the SCDOH. Statewide, the same is true. The number of males with COVID-19 is (35,469/51.5 percent); females, (32,250/46.9 percent). Statewide, gender is also unknown in 1,105 cases, (1.6 percent), according to the New Jersey Department of Health
Statewide, the highest number of cases is in the 30-49 age group, (22,853 cases) followed closely by the 50-64 age group (21,224) cases, according to the NJDOH.
The breakdown for other age groups as of April 14, with both county and state figures supplied by the Communicable Disease Reporting and Survey System:
Ages 0-4, Somerset County, 4 cases; statewide, 261 cases;
Ages 5-17, Somerset County, 13 cases, statewide, 839 cases;
Ages 18-29, Somerset County 151, statewide, 8,239;
Ages 65-79, Somerset County, 292 cases; statewide, 9,748 cases;
Ages 80 & over, Somerset County, 738; statewide, 5,299.
In Somerset County, there have been 87 deaths attributed to complications caused by COVID-19; statewide, there are 2.805 deaths and 68,824 cases, according to the NJDOH.