PISCATAWAY, NJ — Middlesex County health officials are reporting 3 new positive COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total to 790 Piscataway residents who have tested positive for COVID-19.  

Sadly, one death was reported, increasing the death toll to 30 for the township.

There are now 14,668 positive cases in Middlesex County and 884 deaths, according to covid19.nj.gov.

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Statewide, there are 146, 334 cases, an increase of 1,245 overnight, with 10,356 deaths reported, an increase of 107 since Saturday, according to the State Department of Health.

Governor Murphy said coronavirus hospitalizations continue trending downward at his daily press briefing Saturday, but long term care facilities numbers continue to tick upward, including the deaths of veterans in the state's veterans' facilities.

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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