PISCATAWAY, NJ - There are 17 new cases in Piscataway according to Middlesex County health officials on Monday, bringing the total to 354 of residents who have tested positive. No additional information regarding the new cases was provided.

There are now 5,987 positive cases in Middlesex County and 204 deaths, according to covid19.nj.gov.

New Jersey has 3,219 new cases in New Jersey as of Monday, bringing the state's total to 64,584, said officials.

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Statewide there are 64,885 negative test results reported.

The increasing cases are expected as the total number of positive cases throughout the state has increased, said health officials.

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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