CHATHAM, NJ - The first death related to the Coronavirus pandemic in Chatham Borough was announced by the borough administration on Saturday night.

To date, there are 39 positive cases reported in Chatham Borough.

It is with a truly heavy heart that we must report the sad news that Chatham Borough has suffered its first death associated with the Covid-19 pandemic. This fellow resident was hospitalized nearly two weeks ago with acute symptoms associated with the Coronavirus/Covid-19.

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Chatham Borough Mayor Thaddeus Kobylarz and the Borough Council extend their deepest, heartfelt sympathy and condolences to the family during this very sad time. May God rest this soul as we stand in solidarity and prayer in mourning this painful loss.

Released: April 11, 2020

Chatham Borough

Total Number of Positive Cases: 39

Age Range of Positive Cases: 5-91

Mean (Average) Age of Positive Cases: 46

Median Age of Positive Cases: 48

Total Deaths: 1