PISCATAWAY, NJ - Middlesex County health officials are reporting 7 new positive COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing the total to 831 Piscataway residents who have tested positive for COVID-19.  No additional information regarding the new cases was provided.

The reported death toll remains at 33 for the township.

There are now 16,137 positive cases in Middlesex County and 1,025 deaths, according to covid19.nj.gov.

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In the Garden State, 864 more positive COVID-19 cases were reported increasing the total to 163,336 with 79 additional deaths bringing the total to 12,049. More details are available on the state dashboard

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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