PISCATAWAY, NJ - Middlesex County health officials reported 36 new positive COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the total to 574 residents who have tested positive in Piscataway. No additional information regarding the new cases was provided.

As of Wednesday, Middlesex County upgraded their database for COVID-19 reports to include the number of deaths for each municipality.

Sadly, there are 14 deaths reported for Piscataway.

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There are now 9,047 positive cases in Middlesex County and 327 deaths, according to covid19.nj.gov.

Statewide, there are 95,865 positive cases with the death toll now at 5,063, according to the State Department of Health.

95,794 negative test results have been reported across the Garden State.

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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