SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Saturday reported a total of 5,278 cases of the COVID-19 9coronavirus, an increase of 9 cases overnight, along with 499 deaths since the first case was reported March 8.
Somerville has had a total of 168 COVID-19 cases since March, with 7 deaths.
The New Jersey Department of Health Saturday reported a total of 202,850 positive cases of the coronavirus since the pandemic began its spread in the state 208 days ago, and a total of 14,312 deaths during that time, an increase of 6 overnight. There have been 3,512,568 COVID-19 tests administered in New Jersey.
The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide is now 32,841,697 with 994,834 having died as a result of exposure to the coronavirus, according to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Saturday morning.
The CDC this morning reported 208,625 COVID-19 deaths in the United States, with a total of 7,251,323 cases.
The SCDOH has confirmed the deaths of 145 Franklin Township residents; 76 in Hillsborough/Millstone; 69 in Bridgewater; 42 in Bernards Township; 36 in North Plainfield; 33 in Green Brook; 15 in Watchung; 16 in Raritan; 13 in Bound Brook; 14 in Warren; 7 in Manville; 7 in Somerville; 6 in Montgomery; 6 in Branchburg; 5 in Bedminster; 4 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, 58, Bernardsville Borough, 95; Bernards Township, 333; Branchburg, 116, Bridgewater, 543; Bound Brook, 348; Far Hills, 4; Franklin, 1,608; Green Brook, 163; Hillsborough/Millstone, 528; Manville, 171; Montgomery, 164; North Plainfield, 396; Peapack-Gladstone, 55; Raritan, 133 Rocky Hill, 5; Somerville, 168; South Bound Brook, 94; Warren, 181; Watchung, 106.