PISCATAWAY, NJ - Middlesex County health officials are reporting 44 new positive COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total to 674 Piscataway residents who have tested positive for COVID-19.  The reported death toll remains at 14 for the township.

There are now 10,642 positive cases in Middlesex County and 442 deaths, according to covid19.nj.gov.

Statewide, there are 109,038 cases, an increase of 3,515 overnight. 

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According to the State Department of Health, the statewide death toll is now at 5,938, an increase of 75 overnight, the lowest total in weeks since the pandemic struck nearly two months ago in New Jersey.

Statewide there have been 114,106 negative test results. 

There were 684 hospital discharges over the last 24 hours — for a total of more than 14,600 in New Jersey since the end of March.

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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