SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Monday reported a total of 4,475 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 5 cases overnight, with the death toll remaining at 466 victims. 

New cases were reported within the last week in Warren and Watchung. Seven of the new reported cases were at The Chelsea at Warren raising its total to 48 cases and eight deaths. Four of the new cases reported in Watchung were at McAuley Hall Health Center, raising its total to 57 cases and six deaths.

The New Jersey Department of Health Monday reported a total of 175,552 positive cases of the coronavirus since the pandemic began its spread in the state 134 days ago, and a total of 13,613 deaths during that time, an increase of 19 overnight. There have been 1,700,385 COVID-19 tests administered statewide.

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The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide is now 13,235.751 with 575,525 having died as a result of exposure to the coronavirus, according to the Centers for Disease Control; & Prevention on Monday morning.

The CDC this morning reported 138,247 COVID-19 deaths in the United States, with a total of 3,479,423 cases.

The SCDOH has confirmed the deaths of 134 Franklin Township residents; 69 in Bridgewater; 64 in Hillsborough; 42 in Bernards Township; 36 in North Plainfield; 32 in Green Brook; 15 in Watchung; 14 in Warren; 14 in Bound Brook; 12 in Raritan; 8 in Manville; 7 in Somerville; 6 in Montgomery; 4 in Bedminster; 3 in Branchburg; 3 in South Bound Brook; 2 in Bernardsville and one in Peapack-Gladstone.

Here is the latest breakdown of confirmed cases by town: Bedminster, 44, Bernardsville Borough, 68; Bernards Township, 275; Branchburg, 91, Bridgewater, 490; Bound Brook, 334; Far Hills, 3; Franklin, 1,350; Green Brook, 146; Hillsborough, 428; Manville, 159; Millstone, 3; Montgomery, 123; North Plainfield, 330; Peapack-Gladstone, 40; Raritan, 121; Rocky Hill, 5; Somerville, 145; South Bound Brook, 84; Warren, 145; Watchung, 91.

Somerset County’s drive-thru test center at Raritan Valley Community College, 118 Lamington Road, Branchburg, will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 16.

Testing, which is free of charge, is limited to Somerset County residents, age five (5) and older.  An appointment and valid identification are required; however, residents no longer need to obtain a physician’s prescription.

Appointments for July 16 can be scheduled online at  Residents who do not have computer access, or who would like to schedule an appointment for children age five to 18 years old, can call the COVID-19 testing information line at 908-203-6014, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., not including holidays.

Somerset County residents who do not have an appointment will be turned away.

For the safety, health and security of staff and volunteers, patients must arrive by car. The drive-thru test site will not allow entry if residents do not arrive in a vehicle, even if they have a valid ID.  When coming to the testing center, residents are asked to use the main entrance to the college campus, off of Route 28.

Other test sites can be found online by visiting the New Jersey COVID-19 Information Hub at

For more information, visit for updates. or contact the Somerset County Department of Health at