Update as of 2 pm Tuesday


SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Somerset County Department of Health (SCDOH) is working closely with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the New Jersey State Department of Health, and other health partners in monitoring the evolving situation. The county currently has five reported cases of COVID-19.

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Somerset County rresidents can call 908-231-7111 for a daily automated reading of the current coronavirus (COVID-19) case count in Somerset County, New Jersey.

The SCDOH is the lead county agency to coordinate public health disease response, in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), local hospitals, medical providers, and emergency medical services. Information and resources regarding the new coronavirus can be found below.  

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                                               COVID-19 Cases Total Deaths
Somerset County*  5** 0
 New Jersey  178** 2
 United States 3,487** 68
*All 21 municipalities 

**Includes both confirmed cases and presumptive positive cases of COVID-19. Presumptive positive cases tested positive at a state or commercial laboratory and are waiting for confirmatory testing by the CDC. 

As of 3/16/20, 3PM


Residents who have questions about the new coronavirus may contact the Somerset County Department of Health via email.

Members of the public can also call the New Jersey Department of Health 24-hour public hotline for questions at 1-800-222-1222.

Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation.  To stay up-to-date on information, refer to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), for the most current information.


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