CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Borough is reporting as of 1 p.m. Thursday, March 19, that an adult resident of the borough as tested positive for the Coronavirus.

The update on the Chatham Borough Website states:

March 19, 2020 1:00PM Chatham Borough has an adult resident that has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus.

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For patient confidentiality purposes, specific details will not be released. As is standard protocol, our health department is monitoring and investigating the case including contact tracing and notifying appropriate parties. Self-quarantining protocols are in place. As a reminder, we should all be continuing our own social distancing and other guidelines to minimize community spread.

We will continue to share information on this and other potential cases when appropriate. For more information on Chatham Borough’s response to COVID-19, please visit www.chathamborough.org .