CHATHAM, NJ - The latest report from the Chatham Borough Health Officer released Friday said that there were two additional positive cases of the COVID-19 virus, one of a teenager and one of a resident over 20, putting the total cases in the borough at 95 to date.

According to the 28 reports issued from the health officer since the pandemic intensified in March, Chatham Borough has not had a single resident hospitalized for more than five months, dating back to the April 23 report.

Chatham Borough, which has had nine deaths related to the virus, has not had a resident die from COVID-19 in more than four months. The last report of a COVID-19 death from the borough was June 19.

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The latest of the 28 reports from the health office can be read below:

Announcement No. 28


 
Chatham Borough Health Officer reported that two (2) residents have tested
positive (September 25-30 ) for the COVID-19 virus for a total of ninety-five (95)
positive cases. These numbers include one teenager and one resident over 20
years old.
As a reminder, residents (including children) should be, wearing masks, washing
hands often and continuing to social distance as much as possible to minimize
community spread. We will continue to share information on this and other cases
when appropriate.
For more information on Chatham Borough’s response to COVID-19, please
visit www.chathamborough.org, cdc or covid19.nj.gov .
 
Released: October 2, 2020
 
Chatham Borough
Total Number of Positive Cases: 95
Age Range of Positive Cases: 5-95
Number Hospitalized: 8 (March - October)
Total Deaths: 9 (March - October)