SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Tuesday reported 22,959 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 69 cases overnight and 710 COVID-19 deaths since March 8, 2020.

The New Jersey Department of Health Tuesday reported 862,811 total cases since last year, with 2,364 new cases overnight; there have been 22,614 COVID-19-related deaths in New Jersey, an increase of 45 overnight.

There have been 12,914,501 COVID-19 tests administered in New Jersey.

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Somerville has had a total of 1,049 COVID-19 cases since March 2020, with a total of 16 COVID-19 related deaths.

The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide is 143,193,032 including 3,049,591 deaths, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Tuesday morning, with 32,488,152 cases in the United States and 581,724 deaths.

The SCDOH confirmed the deaths of 207 Franklin Township residents; 94 in Hillsborough/Millstone; 103 in Bridgewater; 47 in Bernards Township; 51 in North Plainfield; 35 in Green Brook; 15 in Watchung; 22 in Raritan; 23 in Bound Brook; 22 in Warren; 21 in Manville; 16 in Somerville; 21 in Montgomery; 10 in Branchburg; 5 in Bedminster; 5 in Bernardsville; 4 in South Bound Brook; 4 in Peapack-Gladstone; 1 in Rocky Hill and 1 in Far Hills.

Here is the breakdown of confirmed cases by town: Bedminster, 415, Bernardsville Borough, 559; Bernards Township, 1,410; Bound Brook, 1,160; Branchburg, 863; Bridgewater, 2,587; Far Hills, 60; Franklin, 5,734; Green Brook, 510; Hillsborough//Millstone, 2,278; Manville, 987; Montgomery, 988; North Plainfield, 1,778; Peapack-Gladstone, 214; Raritan, 583; Rocky Hill, 25; Somerville, 1,049; South Bound Brook, 437; Warren, 920; Watchung, 402.