SOMERVILLE, NJ - It's been 100 days since New Jersey saw its first COVID-19 hospitalization and in that time the state has recorded a total of 165,816 positive cases and 12,433 deaths, an increase of 56 overnight, according to the State Department of Health.

The Somerset County Department of Health reported Thursday that 4,157 residents have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus since the pandemic hit locally in March, an increase of 22 overnight, with the death toll at 432.

Though the daily rate of increases is slowing, the number of COVID-19 cases globally is now 7,414,050, with 417,514 worldwide having died as a result of exposure to the coronavirus, according to the Centers for Disease Control; & Prevention Wednesday morning.

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The CDC this morning reported 114,833 COVID-19 deaths in the United States, with a total of 2,048,833 cases. 

Somerville has had 137 cases and 6 deaths.

The SCDOH has confirmed the deaths of 123 Franklin Township residents; 65 in Bridgewater; 52 in Hillsborough; 45 in Bernards Township; 35 in North Plainfield; 30 in Green Brook; 15 in Watchung; 13 in Warren; 13 in Bound Brook; 10 in Raritan; 6 in Montgomery; 6 in Somerville; 5 in Manville; 5 in Bedminster; 3 in South Bound Brook; 3 in Branchburg; 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, 39, Bernardsville Borough, 63; Bernards Township, 268; Branchburg, 83; Bridgewater, 464; Bound Brook, 323: Far Hills, 3; Franklin, 1,252; Green Brook, 134; Hillsborough, 370; Manville, 149; Millstone, 2; Montgomery, 105; North Plainfield, 324; Peapack-Gladstone, 39; Raritan, 115; Rocky Hill, 5; Somerville, 137; South Bound Brook, 64; Warren, 131; Watchung, 83.

COVID-19 Testing will continue at Raritan Valley Community College, located at 118 Lamington Road on Thursdays through June.  Hunterdon and Somerset County residents who are exhibiting symptoms and have an appointment can visit the drive-thru COVID-19 testing center between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on June 18 and 25.  

Testing, which is free of charge, is available to Hunterdon and Somerset County residents, age five (5) and older. Because priority is being given to those who are exhibiting symptoms of the coronavirus, residents must have a valid doctor’s prescription, ID and an appointment to receive testing.

Patients are required to provide a copy of their prescription, either by bringing it with them to the testing site, or by sending it via email in advance of the appointment.  Patients or their physicians, can send the written authorization to the Somerset County Department of Health at coronavirus@co.somerset.nj.us, with the word “Prescription” in the subject line. Faxes can be sent to 908-704-8042.

Patients must schedule an appointment for testing at https://somerset-hunterdon.adlabscovidtest.com or by calling 908-237-7150.