PISCATAWAY, NJ — Piscataway officials have been notified that four more people have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus.

As of Friday afternoon the total was up to 21 in the township diagnosed with coronavirus according to the Middlesex County Office of Health Services.

No other information regarding the new cases was immediately available.

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The Middlesex County Office of Health Services is the lead agency investigating cases of a positive COVID-19 person, including all close contacts. If it is determined that a resident is in close contact with someone infected with COVID-19, the County Office of Health Services will reach out. Close contact is being within a 6-foot radius of the person for a minimum duration of 10 minutes. People who are outside of this are not considered a close contact. It is important for everyone to monitor their health and consult a primary care physician if exhibiting symptoms.

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

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