SOMERVILLE, NJ - The number of COVID-19 related deaths in New Jersey increased by 71 overnight to 917, with 833 total cases reported in Somerset County and 29 deaths, according to statistics provided by the Somerset County Department of Health on Saturday afternoon.

There are now 27 cases in Somerville, an increase of 1 overnight, according to the SCDOH; Somerset County reported 113 new cases overnight.

The SCDOH has confirmed the deaths of seven Franklin Township residents; 6 North Plainfield residents; 6 in Bridgewater, 2 in Green Brook, 2 in Hillsborough, and one in each of these towns: Bedminster, Bernards Township, Bound Brook, Peapack-Gladstone and Somerville.

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Here is the latest breakdown of confirmed cases by town: Bedminster, 16, Bernardsville Borough, 22; Bernards Township, 57; Branchburg, 32; Bridgewater, 86; Bound Brook, 25: Far Hills, 2; Franklin, 190; Green Brook, 31; Hillsborough, 70; Manville, 31; Millstone, 2; Montgomery, 27; North Plainfield, 68; Peapack-Gladstone, 14; Raritan, 16; Rocky Hill, 2; Somerville, 27; South Bound Brook, 13; Warren, 30; Watchung, 26. 

Statewide, there is a total of 37,505 cases, an increase of 3,381 overnight, with the statewide death toll now at 917, an increase of 71 overnight, according to the state Department of Health.

Statewide, there is a total of 44,661 negative test results reported by the state-run and private laboratories, according to the NJDOH.

There are 331,151 cases in the United States, with 9,441 deaths; worldwide, there are 1,260,104 cases and 68.413 deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.