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Bridgewater Man Tests Positive for COVID19 — First in Somerset County

Updated: Apr 4

A presumptive positive case of COVID-19 (coronavirus) has been identified in Bridgewater, and the test result is being sent to the CDC for confirmation.


According to a release from the township, the patient is a 25-year-old man who had close contact with a COVID-19 patient in Pennsylvania. He is currently in isolation.


A Princeton woman also tested positive.

Above: COVID-19 Cases by County from the NJ Department of Health as of March 14.

Bergen County: 17 Presumptive Positive(s) Monmouth County:7 Presumptive Positive(s) Essex County:4 Presumptive Positive(s) Burlington County:3 Presumptive Positive(s) Hudson County:3 Presumptive Positive(s) Morris County:3 Presumptive Positive(s) Middlesex County:3 Presumptive Positive(s) Passaic County: 2 Presumptive Positive(s) Camden County:1 Presumptive Positive(s) Mercer County: 1 Presumptive Positive in Princeton Ocean County:1 Presumptive Positive(s) Somerset County:1 Presumptive Positive in Bridgewater Union County:1 Presumptive Positive(s) Atlantic County:0 Presumptive Positive(s) Cape May County:0 Presumptive Positive(s) Cumberland County:0 Presumptive Positive(s) Gloucester County:0 Presumptive Positive(s) Hunterdon County:0 Presumptive Positive(s) Salem County:0 Presumptive Positive(s) Sussex County:0 Presumptive Positive(s) Warren County:0 Presumptive Positive(s)

"The Bridgewater Health Department is monitoring the patient and working with the state to identify any potential contacts for follow-up," former Montgomery Township Mayor Christine Madrid, who is now director of Bridgewater human services, said in the release.

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