SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Thursday reported 17,887 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 53 cases overnight, with 680 COVID-19 deaths reported since March 8.

The New Jersey Department of Health on Thursday reported a total of 692,931 positive cases of the coronavirus since the pandemic began its spread in the state 347 days ago an increase of 2,987 overnight. The death toll in New Jersey is 20,816, an increase of 70 overnight.

There have been 10,448,986 COVID-19 tests administered in New Jersey.

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Somerville has had a total of 788 COVID-19 cases since March, with a total of 15 COVID-19 related deaths.

The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide is 113,316,017 including 2,513,291 deaths, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control & Prevention on Thursday morning, with 28,988,973 cases in the United States and 518,992 deaths.

The SCDOH confirmed the deaths of 201 Franklin Township residents; 89 in Hillsborough/Millstone; 101 in Bridgewater; 47 in Bernards Township; 49 in North Plainfield; 35 in Green Brook; 15 in Watchung; 22 in Raritan; 21 in Bound Brook; 18 in Warren; 18 in Manville; 15 in Somerville; 19 in Montgomery; 9 in Branchburg; 5 in Bedminster; 5 in Bernardsville; 4 in South Bound Brook; 4 in Peapack-Gladstone and 1 in Rocky Hill and 1 in Far Hills.

Here is the breakdown of confirmed cases by town: Bedminster, 305, Bernardsville Borough, 444; Bernards Township, 1,143; Bound Brook, 970; Branchburg, 623; Bridgewater, 1,989; Far Hills, 36; Franklin, 4,506; Green Brook, 389; Hillsborough/Millstone, 1,749; Manville, 752; Montgomery, 757; North Plainfield, 1,414; Peapack-Gladstone, 176; Raritan, 470; Rocky Hill, 21; Somerville, 788; South Bound Brook, 340; Warren, 700; Watchung, 315.