SOMERVILLE, NJ - The state Department of Health reported 75 COVID-19 related deaths overnight, the lowest total in weeks since the pandemic struck nearly two months ago in New Jersey.
The number of COVID-19 cases in Somerset County increased by 135 overnight, from 2,713 to 2,848, with the number of COVID-19 deaths increasing to 220 on Sunday, according to the Somerset County Department of Health.
The death toll in New Jersey is now 5,863, up from 5,617 on Saturday, according to the NJDOH.
There are 89 cases in Somerville.
The SCDOH has confirmed the deaths of 69 Franklin Township residents; 39 in Bridgewater; 21 in Bernards Township; 16 in Green Brook; 16 in Hillsborough; 14 in North Plainfield;; 10 in Watchung; 9 in Warren; 7 in Bound Brook; 4 in Somerville; 4 in Bedminster;; 3 in Raritan; 2 in Branchburg; 2 in Manville, and one each in Peapack-Gladstone, Bernardsville, Montgomery, and South Bound Brook.
No COVID-19 deaths have been reported in Far Hills or Rocky Hill.
Here is the latest breakdown of confirmed cases by town: Bedminster, 30, Bernardsville Borough,56; Bernards Township, 189; Branchburg, 64; Bridgewater, 358 Bound Brook, 184: Far Hills, 2; Franklin, 870; Green Brook, 112; Hillsborough, 195; Manville, 90; Millstone, 2; Montgomery, 72; North Plainfield, 224; Peapack-Gladstone, 28; Raritan, 67; Rocky Hill, 5; Somerville, 89; South Bound Brook, 47; Warren, 97; Watchung, 70.
Statewide, there is a total of 109,038 cases, an increase of 3,515 overnight, with the statewide death toll now at 5,938, an increase of 75 overnight, according to the State Department of Health. Statewide there have been 114,106 negative test results.
There are 954,132 cases in the United States, with 54,573 deaths; worldwide, there are 2,934,1416 cases and 205,607 deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.