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Township of Franklin
Friday September 16th, 2022 :: 04:02 p.m. EDT


COVID-19 Update- September 16

Township of Franklin COVID-19 Update: 9/16

*DISCLAIMER*****The reported numbers on this page may not match the figures provided on the Somerset County page.  This is due to differences in reporting times. 

Franklin Township 2020 population: 68,364

New cases reported from the County in Franklin: 23
Total reported cases in Franklin Township: 15,785
New fatalities reported in Franklin Township: 0
Total fatalities reported in Franklin Township: 233

For a map of Somerset County NJ - COVID-19 Status click the link below.

The best way to protect yourself and your family from this coronavirus and other diseases is to follow simple daily health precautions:  

  • Wear a mask
  • Wash hands frequently with soap and water, and for at least 20 seconds each time.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are ill.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze.
  • Do not reuse tissue after coughing, sneezing, or blowing your nose.
  • Clean and disinfect surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Stay home when you are sick.

The New Jersey Department of Health is providing information to residents and has set up a 24/7 public hotline with the New Jersey Coronavirus & Poison Center at 1-800-222-1222.

For an updated case count of COVID-19 in Somerset County, please call 908-231-7111. For Somerset County specific updates, please visit

Stay up to date by following trusted sources of information such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at, the World Health Organization at,  the New Jersey Department of Health at, or

Township of Franklin
475 Demott Ln
Franklin Township, NJ 08873

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 732-873-5533

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