SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Saturday reported a total of 5,498 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 25 cases overnight, with the death toll at 510 since the first case was reported March 8.
The New Jersey Department of Health Saturday reported a total of 212,877 positive cases of the coronavirus since the pandemic began its spread in the state 223 days ago, and a total of 14,383 deaths during that time, an increase of 7 overnight. There have been 3,914,021 COVID-19 tests administered in New Jersey.
The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide is now 37,222,313, including 1,074,118 deaths, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control & Prevention on Saturday morning, with 7,903,135 cases in the United States and 218,759 deaths.
The SCDOH has confirmed the deaths of 154 Franklin Township residents; 75 in Hillsborough/Millstone; 75 in Bridgewater; 42 in Bernards Township; 37 in North Plainfield; 33 in Green Brook; 15 in Watchung; 15 in Raritan; 13 in Bound Brook; 16 in Warren; 7 in Manville; 7 in Somerville; 6 in Montgomery; 6 in Branchburg; 4 in Bedminster; 3 in Bernardsville; 3 in South Bound Brook 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, 63, Bernardsville Borough, 103; Bernards Township, 349; Branchburg, 126, Bridgewater, 566; Bound Brook, 353; Far Hills, 3; Franklin, 1,671 Green Brook, 167; Hillsborough/Millstone, 540; Manville, 180; Montgomery, 172; North Plainfield, 413; Peapack-Gladstone, 58; Raritan, 143 Rocky Hill, 5; Somerville, 172; South Bound Brook, 98; Warren, 191; Watchung, 110.