BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- Memorial Day statistics from the Somerset County Department of Health on Monday show 3,916 cases of COVID-19 in the county, an increase of just nine countywide overnight.
There were no new deaths reported overnight.
Neither Bernardsville nor Bedminster reported any new coronavirus cases on Monday. Bernardsville has had a total of 61 cases and Bedminster has had 38 cases since the start of the pandemic, which is showing measurable signs of being in retreat, both in Somerset County and across New Jersey.
Statewide, there is a total of 155,092 cases, an increase of 928 overnight, according to the State Department of Health.
In New Jersey, an additional 928 coronavirus cases Monday brought the total in the state to 155,092, according to the state Department of Health. The number of COVID-19 patients hospitalized in New Jersey as of late Sunday was 2,755, 102 fewer than the day before.
Here is the latest breakdown of confirmed cases by town: Bedminster, 38; Bernardsville, 61; Bernards Township, 239; Branchburg, 80; Bridgewater, 450; Bound Brook, 299: Far Hills, 3; Franklin, 1,198; Green Brook, 123; Hillsborough, 342; Manville, 146; Millstone, 2; Montgomery, 101; North Plainfield, 306; Peapack-Gladstone, 38; Raritan, 102; Rocky Hill, 5; Somerville, 131; South Bound Brook, 59; Warren, 114; Watchung, 78.
Somerset County residents who are exhibiting symptoms of the coronavirus are encouraged to get tested. The test site is at Raritan Valley Community College, located at 118 Lamington Road. in Branchburg The site will be open again from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 28 and again on June 2 and June 4.
Testing, which is free of charge, is available to Hunterdon and Somerset County residents, age five (5) and older. Because priority is being given to those who are exhibiting symptoms of the coronavirus, residents must have a valid doctor’s prescription, ID and an appointment to receive testing.
Patients are required to provide a copy of their prescription, either by bringing it with them to the testing site, or by sending it via email in advance of the appointment. Patients or their physicians can send the written authorization to the Somerset County Department of Health at firstname.lastname@example.org, with the word “Prescription” in the subject line. Faxes can be sent to 908-704-8042.
Patients must schedule an appointment for testing at https://somerset-hunterdon.adlabscovidtest.com or by calling (908) 237-7150.