Montgomery Township reports first COVID-19 death, Acorn Glen reports 2 cases, plus updated regional statistics

A Montgomery resident has died as a result of complications from COVID-19, officials confirmed on Wednesday evening.

Officials did not proved details, except to say the resident was between the ages of 60 and 69.

“In these heartbreaking times, we know that every life is precious, and each person is treasured. And it makes us, as public health workers, even more resolute that we must do all in our power to stop this virus from spreading,” said Montgomery Township Health Officer Stephanie Carey in a written statement.

The Montgomery Health department will continue to follow up on all reported cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery Township, and conduct contact tracing for COVID-19 positive residents in order to slow the spread of the virus, officials said.

A total of 55 positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Montgomery, and there were 2,001 confirmed cases in Somerset County as of Wednesday afternoon. A total of 101 COVID-19 related deaths have been recorded in Somerset county as of Wednesday. Four COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Rocky Hill.

Age ranges for Montgomery and Rocky Hill cases: Two cases under age 20, nine cases between the ages of 20 and 29, 10 cases between the ages of 30 and 39, six cases between the ages of 40 and 49, 15 cases between the ages of 50 and 59, 11 cases between the ages of 60 and 69, two cases between the ages of 70 and 79, four cases ages 79 and older.


In Princeton, two residents of the Acorn Glen assisted living facility have tested positive for COVID-19. A total of 69 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Princeton. Three deaths have been recorded. Four residents are hospitalized and four residents are healthcare workers. Thirty-six men and 33 women have tested positive.

Positive cases by age: three age 11 or under, one case between the ages of 12 and 17, eight cases between the ages of 18-25, five cases between the ages of 26 and 35, nine cases between the ages of 36 and 45, 15 cases between the ages of 46 and 55, nine cases between the ages of 56 and 65, seven cases between the ages of 66-75, seven cases between the ages of 76 and 85, five cases age 86 or older.

Mercer County

As of April 15, 1,856 Mercer County residents have tested positive for COVID-19 and 76 people in the county have died. The county still has not provided a breakdown of deaths by municipality. It is unclear why the county has been unable to do this. Other counties are releasing that data for their municipalities.

Confirmed cases by municipality

East Windsor – 4 new cases, 258 total (as of April 14)

Ewing – 10 new cases, 191 total (as of April 14)

Hamilton – 417 cases total, 20 deaths (as of April 15)

Hightstown – 4 new cases, 53 total (as of April 14)

Hopewell Borough – 0 new cases, 3 total (as of April 14)

Hopewell Township – 1 new case, 44 total (as of April 14)

Lawrence – 5 new cases, 78 total (as of April 14)

Pennington – 0 new cases, 4 total (as of April 14)

Robbinsville – 0 new cases, 46 total (as of April 14)

Trenton – 37 new cases, 447 total, at least six deaths (as of April 14, from the county website). Oddly, the stats on the city’s website are dated April 15, but are much lower than the county stats.

West Windsor – 5 new cases, 93 total (as of April 15)
14.8% of cases are between 15 to 34 years of age; 30.7% of cases are 35 to 54 years of age; 29.5% cases are 55-74 years of age; 25% of cases are over the age of 74.  58% of the cases are females and 42% are males. 13% are healthcare professionals.

Hunterdon County

East Amwell: 8
West Amwell: 4 
Stockton: 0
Lambertville: 12
Flemington: 11
Frenchtown: 5 
Bloomsbury: 1
Califon: 2 
Glen Gardner: 3
Hampton: 5
High Bridge: 11
Lebanon Borough:  6
Clinton Town: 14
Alexandria: 5
Bethlehem: 12
Clinton Township: 44
Delaware Township: 9
Franklin: 23
Holland: 15
Kingwood: 7
Lebanon Township: 11
Milford: 2
Raritan Township: 58
Readington: 35
Tewksbury: 9
Union: 41

Middlesex County (as of a.m. April 15)

Plainsboro: 78
Cranbury: 23
Jamesburg: 29
Monroe: 309
South Brunswick: 194, five deaths (updated the evening of April 15)
North Brunswick: 314
Woodbridge: 936
Perth Amboy: 825
Edison: 593
New Brunswick: 493
Old Bridge: 456
Piscataway: 399
Sayreville: 316
Carteret: 313
East Brunswick: 283
South Plainfield: 194
South River: 109
Middlesex: 89
Highland Park: 77
South Amboy: 66
Dunellen: 62
Metuchen: 45
Spotswood: 43
Milltown: 28
Helmetta: 18

Somerset County (as of a.m. April 15)

(See Montgomery and Rocky Hill details above)
Franklin: 570, 35 deaths 
Hillsborough: 129, five deaths
Somerville: 54 
Bedminster: 25 
Bernards: 127
Bernardsville: 36 
Bound Brook: 90 
Branchburg: 50 
Bridgewater: 208 
Far Hills: 2
Green Brook: 73 
Manville: 63
Millstone: 2
North Plainfield: 161 
Peapack-Gladstone: 24 
Raritan: 39 
South Bound Brook: 36 
Warren: 68 
Watchung: 48 

The information changes rapidly and the release is not coordinated so data for some towns is more recent than others. The above represents our best attempt at presenting timely and accurate information.