SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Saturday reported 14 new cases of coronavirus COVID-19 overnight, with the death toll remaining at 439 and the total number of cases at 4,244.
Somerville has a total of 139 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic hit New Jersey in March, with 6 deaths total.
New Jersey has recorded a total of 168,834 positive cases of COVID-19 since the first hospitalization 109 days ago, and 12,857 deaths, an increase of 32 overnight, according to Saturday's update from the State Department of Health.
The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide is now 8,885.907 with 464,809 having died as a result of exposure to the coronavirus, according to the Centers for Disease Control; & Prevention on Saturday morning.
The CDC this morning reported 121,803 COVID-19 deaths in the United States, with a total of 2,319,803 cases.
The SCDOH has confirmed the deaths of 127 Franklin Township residents; 66 in Bridgewater; 52 in Hillsborough; 43 in Bernards Township; 36 in North Plainfield; 31 in Green Brook; 15 in Watchung; 13 in Warren; 13 in Bound Brook; 11 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, 274; Branchburg, 84; Bridgewater, 466; Bound Brook, 330: Far Hills, 3; Franklin, 1,289; Green Brook, 137; Hillsborough, 382; Manville, 150; Millstone, 3; Montgomery, 108; North Plainfield, 327; Peapack-Gladstone, 40; Raritan, 115; Rocky Hill, 5; Somerville, 139; South Bound Brook, 72; Warren, 134; Watchung, 84.
COVID-19 Testing will continue at Raritan Valley Community College, located at 118 Lamington Road on Thursday July 2. 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, with the word “Prescription” in the subject line. Faxes can be sent to 908-704-8042.