SOMERVILLE, NJ - The number of COVID-19 related deaths in Somerset County increased to 87 overnight, with the overall death toll in New Jersey increasing to 2,805; there are 1,742 cases in Somerset County, according to statistics provided by the Somerset County Department of Health on Tuesday afternoon.
There are 51 cases in Somerville, according to the SCDOH; Somerset County reported 78 new cases overnight.
The SCDOH has confirmed the deaths of 24 Franklin Township residents; 21 in Bridgewater; 8 in North Plainfield; 8 in Green Brook, 6 in Bernards Township, 5 in Hillsborough, 3 in Warren; 3 in Bedminster; 2 in Bound Brook; 2 in Watchung. and one each in Peapack-Gladstone, Bernardville, Branchburg, Somerville and South Bound Brook.
Here is the latest breakdown of confirmed cases by town: Bedminster, 25, Bernardsville Borough,36; Bernards Township, 122; Branchburg, 48; Bridgewater, 197; Bound Brook, 88: Far Hills, 2; Franklin, 515; Green Brook, 72; Hillsborough, 120; Manville, 60; Millstone, 2; Montgomery, 48; North Plainfield, 153; Peapack-Gladstone, 23; Raritan, 36; Rocky Hill, 4; Somerville, 51; South Bound Brook, 25; Warren, 64; Watchung, 46.
Statewide, there is a total of 68,824 cases, an increase of 4.240 overnight, with the statewide death toll now at 2,805, an increase of 362 overnight, according to the State Department of Health. Statewide there have been 70,950 negative test results.
There are 592,743 cases in the United States, with 24,737 deaths; worldwide, there are 1,970,225 cases and 124,544 deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.