CHATHAM, NJ - There have been a total of nine positive virus cases through the first eight days of April, according to the latest report from the Chatham Borough Health Officer it was announced on Friday.

Of those nine, seven have been age 21 or older. The total number of Coronavirus cases reported since the start of the pandemic has reached 493 in Chatham Borough.

The full report from the Chatham Borough Health Officer is below:

Chatham Borough Health Officer reported that nine (9) residents have tested positive (April 1, 2021 – April 8, 2021 ) for the COVID-19 virus for a total of 248* positive cases year-to-date and a total of 493* positive cases from the start of the pandemic. This week’s cases include residents whose ages range from 14 to 49 years of age. 0 residents 11 years of age or under, 2 residents is 12 to 20 years of age and  7 residents are 21 years or above in age.

We are encouraging parents, teens, children and business owners to continue their responsible approach to slowing the spread of Covid-19 by:

  • Following social distance guidelines (indoors and outdoors) of at least 6 feet
  • Wearing masks whenever you are around other people. (Including children over two years of age)
  • Washing hands often
  • Disinfecting frequently touched surfaces
  • Staying home if you do not feel well
  • Keeping the elderly and those with pre-existing conditions distanced

Please continue to do your part for the sake of your family, friends, and your community!

We will continue to share information on this and other cases when appropriate.

For more information on COVID-19, please visit www.chathamborough.org, CDC or covid19.nj.gov .

Released: April 9, 2021

Chatham Borough

Total Number of Positive Cases (start-to-date): 493*

Mean Age (total): 37

Total Number of Positive Cases (current week): 9

Total (year-to-date) 248

Age Range of Positive Cases (current week): 14-49

Number Hospitalized (start-to-date): 13

Total Deaths (start-to-date): 10

Age Range* (year-to-date):

No age   4 cases

1-11 21 cases

12-19 49 cases

20-30 41 cases

31-40 25 cases

41-50 46 cases

51-60 48 cases

61-70 7 cases

71-80 5 cases

81-90 2 cases

91+ 0 cases

Age Range* (start-to-date):

No age   4 cases

1-11 32 cases

12-19 99 cases

20-30 83 cases

31-40 53 cases

41-50 90 cases

51-60 79 cases

61-70 25 cases

71-80 17 cases

81-90 6 cases

91+ 5 cases

*These numbers have been adjusted to reflect redistribution of some cases following contact tracing interviews.