PISCATAWAY, NJ — There were four additional cases of COVID-19 reported on Thursday, bringing the total number of cases in Piscataway to 868 since the start of the pandemic, according to Middlesex County health officials.

The reported death toll remains at 34 for the township.

According to covid19.nj.gov, there are now 16,852 positive cases in Middlesex County and 1,127 confirmed deaths.

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The New Jersey Department of Health reported 428 new cases of COVID-19 Thursday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 172,356, and a total of 13,251 deaths, an increase of 27 overnight. Hospitalizations related to COVID-19 in New Jersey totaled 1,027, a decrease of 53 since the day before.

There have been 1,463,913 COVID-19 tests administered statewide. 

Middlesex County’s Department of Public Safety & Health and Office of Health Services offer drive-through and walk-up COVID-19 testing sites for Middlesex County residents. 

All COVID-19 testing performed at the Middlesex County Health Services sites are free for Middlesex County residents, but require an appointment. Testing days and locations vary on a weekly basis. For more information, click here.

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