PISCATAWAY, NJ — Middlesex County health officials reported 5 new positive COVID-19 cases over the holiday weekend, bringing the total to 874 residents who have tested positive in Piscataway. No additional information regarding the new cases was provided.

The reported death toll remains at 34 for the township.

According to covid19.nj.gov, there are now 16,913 positive cases in Middlesex County and 1,135 confirmed deaths.

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The New Jersey Department of Health reported on Sunday a total of 173,402 positive cases of the coronavirus since the pandemic began its spread in the state 125 days ago, and a total of 13,355 deaths during that time, an increase of 23 overnight. There have been 1,534,640 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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