SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Friday reported a total of 4,707 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 12 overnight, with 487 deaths occurring since the pandemic began in March.

Somerville has a total of 152 COVID-19 cases in that time, with 7 deaths.

The New Jersey Department of Health Friday reported a total of 184,061 positive cases of the coronavirus since the pandemic began its spread in the state 158 days ago, and a total of 14,007 deaths during that time, an increase of 11 overnight. 

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The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide is now 19,374,498 with 719,856 having died as a result of exposure to the coronavirus, according to the Centers for Disease Control; & Prevention on Friday morning.

The CDC this morning reported 163,027 COVID-19 deaths in the United States, with a total of 5,046,685 cases.

The SCDOH has confirmed the deaths of 141 Franklin Township residents; 75 in Hillsborough/Millstone; 69 in Bridgewater; 42 in Bernards Township; 36 in North Plainfield; 32 in Green Brook; 15 in Watchung; 14 in Raritan; 14 in Bound Brook; 14 in Warren; 7 in Somerville; 7 in Manville; 6 in Montgomery; 5 in Bedminster; 4 in Bernardsville; 3 in Branchburg; 3 in South Bound Brook and one in Peapack-Gladstone.

No COVID-19 deaths have been reported in Far Hills, Millstone or Rocky Hill.

Here is the latest breakdown of confirmed cases by town: Bedminster, 49, Bernardsville Borough, 75; Bernards Township, 293; Branchburg, 100, Bridgewater, 504; Bound Brook, 338; Far Hills, 3; Franklin, 1,426; Green Brook, 147; Hillsborough/Millstone, 464; Manville, 163; Montgomery, 133; North Plainfield, 347; Peapack-Gladstone, 44; Raritan, 125; Rocky Hill, 5; Somerville, 152; South Bound Brook, 86; Warren, 154; Watchung, 98.