SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Friday reported a total of 4,810 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 4 cases overnight, along with 491 deaths since the first case was reported March 8.

Somerville has a total of 154 COVID-19 cases in that time, with 6 deaths.

The New Jersey Department of Health Friday reported a total of 188,817 positive cases of the coronavirus since the pandemic began its spread in the state 172 days ago, and a total of 14,112 deaths during that time, an increase of 9 overnight. 

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A total of 2,615,692 COVID-19 tests have been administered in New Jersey.

The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide is now 23,026,229 with 800.029 having died as a result of exposure to the coronavirus, according to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Friday morning.

The CDC this morning reported 178,068 COVID-19 deaths in the United States, with a total of 5,777,110 cases.

The SCDOH has confirmed the deaths of 142 Franklin Township residents; 75 in Hillsborough/Millstone; 72 in Bridgewater; 42 in Bernards Township; 38 in North Plainfield; 31 in Green Brook; 14 in Watchung; 14 in Raritan; 14 in Bound Brook; 14 in Warren; 8 in Manville; 6 in Somerville; 6 in Montgomery; 4 in Bedminster; 4 in Bernardsville; 4 in Branchburg; 3 in South Bound Brook and one in Peapack-Gladstone.

No COVID-19 deaths have been reported in Far Hills, Millstone or Rocky Hill.

9Here is the latest breakdown of confirmed cases by town: Bedminster, 48, Bernardsville Borough, 76; Bernards Township, 298; Branchburg, 104, Bridgewater, 516; Bound Brook, 342; Far Hills, 3; Franklin, 1,465; Green Brook, 149; Hillsborough/Millstone, 481; Manville, 164; Montgomery, 133; North Plainfield, 354; Peapack-Gladstone, 44; Raritan, 125; Rocky Hill, 5; Somerville, 154; South Bound Brook, 86; Warren, 165; Watchung, 98.