CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Borough announced that its Coronavirus-related deaths had reached seven and that a total of 57 borough residents had tested positive for the virus.

Those were the statistics reported by the borough health officer for the period of May 12 through May 30. The average age of positive cases in the borough is 52.

The full announcement is below:

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Our Chatham Borough Health Officer was notified of two (2) additional resident
that has tested positive (May 12 - 30) for the COVID-19 virus for a total of fifty-
seven (57) positive cases and one (1) additional death for a total of seven (7)
Covid-19 related deaths.

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 again and prayer in
mourning this painful loss.

For patient confidentiality purposes, specific details will not be released. As is
standard protocol, our health department is monitoring and investigating the
cases including contact tracing and notifying appropriate parties. Self-
quarantining protocols are in place.

As a reminder, residents should be, (including children) continuing our own social
distancing and other guidelines 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 .
 
Released: May 30, 2020


 
Chatham Borough
Total Number of Positive Cases: 57
Age Range of Positive Cases: 5-95
Mean (Average) Age of Positive Cases: 52
Median Age of Positive Cases: 49
Number Hospitalized: 8
Total Deaths: 7
Self-Reported Recovered: 12