Delaware County COVID-19 Cases Jump to 80, State Now Reports Seven Deaths and 851 Positive Cases


Delaware County now has 80 reported cases of COVID-19, up 16 cases from yesterday’s total of 64, according to data from the Chester County Health Department.

Upper Darby Township still has the highest number of cases, reporting 13, as of Tuesday, March 24, at 5:30 p.m.

Cases have jumped in Radnor from four yesterday to nine today.

The township breakdown for the county is: Upper Darby, 13; Radnor, 9; Nether Providence, 6; Haverford, 5; Marple, 4; Newtown, 4; Ridley, 4; and Thornbury Township, 4.

Middletown, Morton, Ridley Park, Springfield, Swarthmore and Upper Providence now have three cases.

Bethel and Upper Chichester have two cases.

Aston, Collingdale, Concord, Lansdowne, Media, Prospect Park, Sharon Hill, Trainer, and Yeadon all report one case each.

The county had 624 people test negative for the virus.

Click on this table for a detailed breakdown of COVID-19 cases in Delaware County by municipality, age, gender and date reported. Table was updated as of 11:02 p.m., Monday, March 23.

Click here to access the latest data on Delaware County..

The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting four more deaths and 207 more positive cases of COVID-19 in the state as of noon on March 24.

That brings the number of fatalities to seven and the total number of statewide cases to 851 in 40 counties.

Two deaths have been reported in Allegheny County, two in Northampton, one in Montgomery County, one in Lackawanna, and one in Monroe County.

Philadelphia County leads with the most cases, at 177, followed by Montgomery County, at 144 cases, then Delaware County at 84 cases.

There are 8,643 patients who have tested negative.

“Our notable increase in cases over the past few days indicate we need everyone to take COVID-19 seriously,” Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine said. “Pennsylvanians have a very important job right now: stay calm, stay home and stay safe. We have seen case counts continue to increase and the best way to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is to stay home.”

The state began reporting positive coronavirus cases March 6, with two cases statewide.

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