SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Friday reported an increase of 130 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus overnight, bringing the total number of cases to 9,137 with 537 COVID-19 deaths reported since March 8. 

The New Jersey Department of Health on Friday reported a total of 356,662 positive cases of the coronavirus since the pandemic began its spread in the state 272 days ago, an increase of 5,663 overnight. There was an increase of 46 deaths, bringing the state total to 15,419. There have been 6,176.836 COVID-19 tests administered in New Jersey.

Somerville has had total of 343 COVID-19 cases since March, with a total of 7 COVID-19 related deaths.

Sign Up for Somerville Newsletter
Our newsletter delivers the local news that you can trust.

The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide is now 65,943,496 including 1,519,143 deaths, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control & Prevention on Friday morning, with 14,615,808 cases in the United States and 283,792 deaths.

The SCDOH has confirmed the deaths of 165 Franklin Township residents; 81 in Hillsborough/Millstone; 75 in Bridgewater; 42 in Bernards Township; 39 in North Plainfield; 33 in Green Brook; 16 in Watchung; 14 in Raritan; 16 in Bound Brook; 16 in Warren; 11 in Manville; 7 in Somerville; 6 in Montgomery; 5 in Branchburg; 4 in Bedminster; 3 in Bernardsville; 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, 124, Bernardsville Borough, 196; Bernards Township, 541; Bound Brook, 582; Branchburg, 251, Bridgewater, 993;  Far Hills, 10; Franklin, 2,422; Green Brook, 227; Hillsborough/Millstone, 900; Manville, 356; Montgomery, 349; North Plainfield, 800; Peapack-Gladstone, 89; Raritan, 271; Rocky Hill, 8; Somerville, 343; South Bound Brook, 188; Warren, 318; Watchung, 169.

Click on the following link for COVID-19 test sites: https://covid19.nj.gov/pages/testing.