SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Friday reported 17,993 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 106 cases overnight, with 681 COVID-19 deaths reported since March 8.

The New Jersey Department of Health on Friday reported a total of 696,000 positive cases of the coronavirus since the pandemic began its spread in the state 348 days ago an increase of 3,069 overnight. The death toll in New Jersey is 20,861, an increase of 45 overnight.

There have been 10,503,667 COVID-19 tests administered in New Jersey.

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Somerville has had a total of 800 COVID-19 cases since March, with a total of 15 COVID-19 related deaths.

The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide is 113,765,292 including 2,523,153 deaths, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control & Prevention on Friday morning, with 29,064,671 cases in the United States and 521,087 deaths.

The SCDOH confirmed the deaths of 201 Franklin Township residents; 89 in Hillsborough/Millstone; 101 in Bridgewater; 47 in Bernards Township; 50 in North Plainfield; 35 in Green Brook; 15 in Watchung; 22 in Raritan; 21 in Bound Brook; 18 in Warren; 18 in Manville; 15 in Somerville; 19 in Montgomery; 9 in Branchburg; 5 in Bedminster; 5 in Bernardsville; 4 in South Bound Brook; 4 in Peapack-Gladstone and 1 in Rocky Hill and 1 in Far Hills.

Here is the breakdown of confirmed cases by town: Bedminster, 306, Bernardsville Borough, 450; Bernards Township, 1,144; Bound Brook, 973; Branchburg, 632; Bridgewater, 1,997; Far Hills, 36; Franklin, 4,518; Green Brook, 390; Hillsborough/Millstone, 1,760; Manville, 764; Montgomery, 764; North Plainfield, 1,426; Peapack-Gladstone, 176; Raritan, 473; Rocky Hill, 21; Somerville, 800; South Bound Brook, 344; Warren, 708; Watchung, 316.