SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Thursday reported a total of 5,581 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 29 cases overnight, with the death toll at 514 since the first case was reported March 8.
Somerville has had a total of 176 COVID-19 cases since March, with a total of 7 COVID-19 related deaths.
The New Jersey Department of Health Thursday reported a total of 216,994 positive cases of the coronavirus since the pandemic began its spread in the state 228 days ago, and a total of 14,408 deaths during that time, an increase of 6 overnight. There have been 4,070,357 COVID-19 tests administered in New Jersey.
The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide is now 39,038,368, including 1,100,368 deaths, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control & Prevention on Thursday morning, with 8,174,877 cases in the United States and 222,338 deaths.
The SCDOH has confirmed the deaths of 156 Franklin Township residents; 77 in Hillsborough/Millstone; 75 in Bridgewater; 42 in Bernards Township; 37 in North Plainfield; 33 in Green Brook; 14 in Watchung; 15 in Raritan; 13 in Bound Brook; 16 in Warren; 7 in Manville; 7 in Somerville; 6 in Montgomery; 6 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, 63, Bernardsville Borough, 106; Bernards Township, 354; Branchburg, 127, Bridgewater, 574; Bound Brook, 359; Far Hills, 3; Franklin, 1,681; Green Brook, 168; Hillsborough/Millstone, 549; Manville, 182; Montgomery, 179; North Plainfield, 434; Peapack-Gladstone, 59; Raritan, 143 Rocky Hill, 5; Somerville, 176; South Bound Brook, 101; Warren, 200; Watchung, 113.