SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Tuesday reported 3,787 cases of COVID-19 with a total of 372 deaths.
There are 122 cases in Somerville, and 5 deaths; there were no changes overnight.
Statewide, there is a total of 148,039 cases, an increase of 974 overnight, with 10,586 deaths reported, an increase of 151 since Monday, according to the State Department of Health.
There are 1,496,509 cases in the United States, with 89,874 deaths; worldwide, there are 4,769,177 cases and 316,898 deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The SCDOH has confirmed the deaths of 105 Franklin Township residents; 57 in Bridgewater; 45 in Hillsborough; 40 in Bernards Township; 32 in North Plainfield; 29 in Green Brook; 14 in Watchung; 11 in Warren; 11 in Bound Brook; 8 in Raritan; 5 in Somerville; 6 in Montgomery; 5 in Manville; 4 in Bedminster; 3 in South Bound Brook; 2 in Branchburg and one each in Peapack-Gladstone and Bernardsville.
No COVID-19 deaths have been reported in Far Hills or Rocky Hill.
Here is the latest breakdown of confirmed cases by town: Bedminster, 37, Bernardsville Borough, 60; Bernards Township, 226; Branchburg, 77; Bridgewater, 446; Bound Brook, 290: Far Hills, 3; Franklin, 1,170; Green Brook, 121; Hillsborough, 319; Manville, 139; Millstone, 2; Montgomery, 97; North Plainfield, 296; Peapack-Gladstone, 39; Raritan, 91; Rocky Hill, 5; Somerville, 125; South Bound Brook, 57; Warren, 111; Watchung, 76.
Somerset County residents who are exhibiting symptoms of the coronavirus are encouraged to get tested. The test site is at Raritan Valley Community College, located at 118 Lamington Road. The site will be open again from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 21.
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 email@example.com, 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.