First Chatham COVID-19 Death Reported

By: Cape Cod Chronicle


CHATHAM -- A local resident has died of COVID-19, the first person in Chatham to succumb to the coronavirus, town officials reported late Wednesday. The individual was not identified.

In a two-paragraph announcement, Director of Health and Natural Resources said town officials offered condolences to the individual’s family and wold not release further information out of respect for their privacy. 

Figures released by the state Wednesday showed that Chatham has had 12 cases of coronavirus, while Harwich has had 106 cases and Orleans, 15. A total of 1,111 positive cases reported in Barnstable County.