PISCATAWAY, NJ — Middlesex County health officials are reporting 34 new positive COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the total to 608 Piscataway residents who have tested positive for COVID-19.
Sadly, there are 14 deaths reported for Piscataway.
Wednesday was the first time Middlesex County officials provided the death toll by municipality. Until now, the county only released positive results per town.
There are 9,530 positive cases in Middlesex County and 396 deaths, according to covid19.nj.gov.
The caseload in New Jersey climbed to 99,989 confirmed positive patients (4,247 more in the past 24 hours) and 5,368 deaths (307 more) on Thursday.
In his Thursday briefing, Governor Murphy said it’s very likely NJ will surpass 100,000 cases Friday — almost a month to the day “Stay at Home” order took effect statewide.
100,159 negative test results have been reported across the Garden State.
Health officials urge residents to continue practicing social distancing and limit gatherings in the effort to flatten the curve.
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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