PISCATAWAY, NJ – Sadly, Middlesex County health officials reported one new death over the last 24-hours, increasing the death toll to 35 for Piscataway. 

Two new positive COVID-19 cases were reported on Sunday, bringing the total to 833 Piscataway residents who have tested positive for COVID-19.  No additional information regarding the new cases was provided.

According to covid19.nj.gov, there are now 16,198 positive cases in Middlesex County and 1,040 deaths.

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New Jersey's death toll from the coronavirus climbed to 12,176 overnight, an increase of 70 more victims, with the number of positive cases increasing to 164,164, according to the New Jersey Department of Health.

Residents are reminded to remain vigilant in following the guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control, the State of New Jersey, and public health officials when it comes to social distancing, hand washing, covering coughs and sneezes, and disinfecting common areas. These are the best ways to reduce the rapid spread of the virus. 

For questions regarding COVID-19, call the NJ State Health Call Center at 1-800-222-1222. This information is available in several languages. 

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