SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Monday reported a total of 5,668 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 34 cases overnight, with the death toll at 516 since the first case was reported March 8.
Somerville has had a total of 177 COVID-19 cases since March, with a total of 7 COVID-19 related deaths.
The New Jersey Department of Health Monday reported a total of 221,205 positive cases of the coronavirus since the pandemic began its spread in the state 231 days ago, and a total of 14,425 deaths during that time, an increase of 3 overnight. There have been 4,217,705 COVID-19 tests administered in New Jersey.
The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide is now 40,540,653, including 1,121,429 deaths, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control & Prevention on Monday morning, with 8,414,388 cases in the United States and 224,987 deaths.
The SCDOH has confirmed the deaths of 158 Franklin Township residents; 77 in Hillsborough/Millstone; 76 in Bridgewater; 42 in Bernards Township; 37 in North Plainfield; 32 in Green Brook; 14 in Watchung; 15 in Raritan; 13 in Bound Brook; 16 in Warren; 6 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, 66, Bernardsville Borough, 106; Bernards Township, 359; Branchburg, 132, Bridgewater, 583; Bound Brook, 360; Far Hills, 3; Franklin, 1,702; Green Brook, 169; Hillsborough/Millstone, 567; Manville, 185; Montgomery, 184; North Plainfield, 436; Peapack-Gladstone, 61; Raritan, 150 Rocky Hill, 5; Somerville, 178; South Bound Brook, 103; Warren, 205; Watchung, 114.