PISCATAWAY, NJ — Middlesex County health officials are reporting 1 new positive COVID-19 case on Thursday, bringing the total to 839 Piscataway residents who have tested positive for COVID-19.  No additional information regarding the new case was provided.

The reported death toll remains at 34 for the township.

There are 16,327 positive cases in Middlesex County and 1,069 deaths, according to covid19.nj.gov.

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Today, which marks 100 days since the first case of COVID-19 in NJ, officials added 539 positive cases and 70 deaths to its aggregate totals of 165,816 cases and 12,443 deaths. 

Thursday also marked the sixth consecutive day with less than 2,000 hospitalizations throughout the state (1,512 total) — 445 patients of which are in critical or intensive care and 319 on ventilators. 

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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