SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health reported Saturday that 4,104 residents have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus since the pandemic hit locally in March, an increase of 14 overnight, with the death toll at 425.

New Jersey's death toll from the coronavirus climbed to 12,106 overnight, an increase of 57 more victims, with the number of positive cases increasing to 163,893, according to the New Jersey Department of Health.

The US Centers for Disease Control this morning reported 110,803 COVID-19 deaths in the United States, with a total of 1,941,286 cases. Worldwide, there are 6,759,210 cases and 396,388 deaths, according to the CDC.

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Somerville has 137 cases and 6 deaths.

The SCDOH has confirmed the deaths of 120 Franklin Township residents; 62 in Bridgewater; 52 in Hillsborough; 45 in Bernards Township; 35 in North Plainfield; 30 in Green Brook; 15 in Watchung; 13 in Warren; 12 in Bound Brook; 9 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, 64; Bernards Township, 260; Branchburg, 84; Bridgewater, 465; Bound Brook, 312: Far Hills, 3; Franklin, 1,242; Green Brook, 129; Hillsborough, 363; Manville, 148; Millstone, 2; Montgomery, 105; North Plainfield, 321; Peapack-Gladstone, 39; Raritan, 113; Rocky Hill, 5; Somerville, 137; South Bound Brook, 62; Warren, 129; Watchung, 82.

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 11, 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, with the word “Prescription” in the subject line. Faxes can be sent to 908-704-8042.

Patients must schedule an appointment for testing at or by calling 908-237-7150.

Additional dates will be offered based on availability of resources. Check for updates.

Anyone who does not have an appointment and a valid prescription or written order from their physician will be turned away.

For the safety, health and security of staff and volunteers, patients must arrive by car. The testing site will not allow entry if residents don’t arrive in a vehicle, even if they have a valid driver’s license and prescription. When coming to the testing center, residents are asked to use the main entrance to the college campus, off of Route 28.

For more information, contact