SOMERVILLE, NJ - The number of COVID-19 related deaths in New Jersey increased by 71 overnight to 1,003, with 879 total cases reported in Somerset County and 30 deaths, according to statistics provided by the Somerset County Department of Health on Monday afternoon.
There are now 28 cases in Somerville, an increase of 1 overnight, according to the SCDOH; Somerset County reported 46 new cases overnight.
The SCDOH has confirmed the deaths of seven Franklin Township residents; 7 in Bridgewater; 6 North Plainfield residents; 2 in Green Brook, 2 in Hillsborough, and one in each of these towns: Bedminster, Bernards Township, Bound Brook, Branchburg, Peapack-Gladstone and Somerville.
Here is the latest breakdown of confirmed cases by town: Bedminster, 17, Bernardsville Borough, 24; Bernards Township, 60; Branchburg, 34; Bridgewater, 98; Bound Brook, 35: Far Hills, 2; Franklin, 211; Green Brook, 44; Hillsborough, 76; Manville, 34; Millstone, 2; Montgomery, 30; North Plainfield, 74; Peapack-Gladstone, 16; Raritan, 18; Rocky Hill, 2; Somerville, 28; South Bound Brook, 13; Warren, 32; Watchung, 28.
Statewide, there is a total of 41,090 cases, an increase of 3,585 overnight, with the statewide death toll now at 1,003, an increase of 71 overnight, according to the state Department of Health.
Statewide, there is a total of 47,942 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.