SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Wednesday reported a total of 4,555 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 11 cases overnight, with 474 deaths since the pandemic began in March.

Somerville has a total of 148 COVID-19 cases in that time, with 7 deaths.

The New Jersey Department of Health Wednesday reported a total of 177,645 positive cases of the coronavirus since the pandemic began its spread in the state 142 days ago, and a total of 13,787 deaths during that time, an increase of 24 overnight. There have been 1,840,929 COVID-19 tests administered statewide.

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The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide is now 15,235,208 with 622,556 having died as a result of exposure to the coronavirus, according to the Centers for Disease Control; & Prevention on Wednesday morning.

The CDC this morning reported 145,420 COVID-19 deaths in the United States, with a total of 4,064,335 cases.

The SCDOH has confirmed the deaths of 137 Franklin Township residents; 69 in Hillsborough; 68 in Bridgewater; 42 in Bernards Township; 36 in North Plainfield; 32 in Green Brook; 15 in Watchung; 14 in Warren; 14 in Bound Brook; 13 in Raritan; 7 in Manville; 7 in Somerville; 6 in Montgomery; 4 in Bedminster; 3 in Branchburg; 3 in South Bound Brook; 2 in Bernardsville 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, 46, Bernardsville Borough, 74; Bernards Township, 284; Branchburg, 92, Bridgewater, 496; Bound Brook, 334; Far Hills, 3; Franklin, 1,369; Green Brook, 146; Hillsborough, 446; Manville, 159; Millstone, 3; Montgomery, 124; North Plainfield, 338; Peapack-Gladstone, 40; Raritan, 122; Rocky Hill, 5; Somerville, 148; South Bound Brook, 85; Warren, 147; Watchung, 94.