Total number of positive COVID cases in South River reaches 500

SOUTH RIVER–The South River Police Department has been notified by the Middlesex County Health Department that 502 total residents have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).

The police department has not been advised if these cases are isolating at home or hospitalized, according to a prepared statement dated Nov. 16. 

Ten residents have passed away due to COVID-19 since March, according to the statement.

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