SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Thursday reported a total of 4,511 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 7cases overnight, with the death toll increasing to 473 victims since the pandemic began in March.

Somerville has a total of 147 COVID-19 cases in that time, with 7 deaths.

The New Jersey Department of Health Thursday reported a total of 176.501 positive cases of the coronavirus since the pandemic began its spread in the state 137 days ago, and a total of 13,691 deaths during that time, an increase of 31 overnight. There have been 1,759,904 COVID-19 tests administered statewide.

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The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide is now 13,924,632 with 591,336 having died as a result of exposure to the coronavirus, according to the Centers for Disease Control; & Prevention on Thursday morning.

The CDC this morning reported 141,017 COVID-19 deaths in the United States, with a total of 3,683,529 cases.

The SCDOH has confirmed the deaths of 135 Franklin Township residents; 70 in Hillsborough; 69 in Bridgewater; 43 in Bernards Township; 36 in North Plainfield; 32 in Green Brook; 15 in Watchung; 14 in Warren; 13 in Raritan; 12 n Bound Brook; 7 in Somerville; 7 in Manville; 6 in Montgomery; 5 in Bedminster; 3 in Branchburg; 3 in South Bound Brook; 2 in Bernardsville and one in Peapack-Gladstone.

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

Here is the latest breakdown of confirmed cases by town: Bedminster, 46, Bernardsville Borough, 69; Bernards Township, 276; Branchburg, 92, Bridgewater, 492; Bound Brook, 334; Far Hills, 3; Franklin, 1,355; Green Brook, 146; Hillsborough, 445; Manville, 158; Millstone, 3; Montgomery, 124; North Plainfield, 332; Peapack-Gladstone, 40; Raritan, 122; Rocky Hill, 5; Somerville, 147; South Bound Brook, 85; Warren, 146; Watchung, 91.