SOMERVILLE, NJ - The borough has reported its second confirmed case of COVID-19 based on figures supplied by the Somerset County Department of Health Tuesday afternoon, which reports a total of 106 COVID-19 cases countywide.
“The Somerville Borough was notified by the County of Somerset this morning that a 55-year-old resident tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, it is the 2nd case in Somerville Borough. County Health Officials are conducting an interview to determine if there are known exposures” said Mayor Dennis Sullivan
Somerset County reported 33 new cases overnight.
The Somerset County Department of Health confirmed the death of a Bridgewater resident and a Franklin resident on Sunday. There have been no additional deaths.
Here is the latest breakdown of confirmed cases by town: Bedminster, 5; Bernardsville Borough, 4; Bernards Township, 5; Branchburg, 9; Bridgewater, 11; Bound Brook, 2: Franklin, 25; Green Brook, 5; Hillsborough, 9; Manville, 2; Montgomery, 9; North Plainfield, 7; Peapack-Gladstone, 1; Raritan, 1; Somerville, 2; Warren, 7; Watchung, 2.
No cases have been reported in Far Hills, Millstone, Rocky Hill or South Bound Brook.
Statewide, there are a total of 3,675 cases, with 44 confirmed deaths, an increase of 17 overnight. There were 846 new cases reported overnight, according to the state Department of Health.
There are 49,768 cases in the United States, with 600 deaths; worldwide, there are 407,485 cases and 18,627 deaths, according to the NJDOH.