Yeadon Man, 56, Dies From Covid-19. Delaware County Now Reports Six Fatalities, 364 Cases


The Chester County Health Department confirmed Tuesday, March 31, that a 56- year-old Yeadon Borough man has died from COVID-19, bringing the county’s number of coronavirus fatalities to six.

Fatalities have now been reported in Yeadon, Marple, Springfield, Middletown, Ridley and Ridley Park.

Delaware County had 57 additional cases of COVID-19 reported March 31, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 364, according to a 4:28 p.m. press release from the Delaware County public relations office.

The virus is still being reported in 44 of the county’s 49 municipalities, according to data from the Chester County Health Department.

Upper Darby Township continues to have the most reported cases, at 44, up eight cases from Monday.

Haverford has 30 cases, up five from Monday.

Radnor Township has two additional cases, now at 27.

Marple Township has 19 cases, up three from Monday.

Newtown Township has 18 cases, up three from Monday.

Nether Providence has one more case reported Tuesday and is now at 16.

Springfield has 14 cases, up two since Monday.

Middletown and Thornbury Townships report 12 cases of COVID-19, up two from Monday.

Ridley has 10 cases, up one from Monday.

Aston Township has nine cases, up one from Monday.

Concord, Darby Borough, Swarthmore, Upper Chichester and Yeadon all report seven cases each.

Lansdowne and Upper Providence report six cases each.

Ridley Park, Bethel, the city of Chester, Clifton Heights and Media have four cases each.

Collingdale, Darby Township, Folcroft, Millbourne, Morton, and Sharon Hill have three reported cases each.

Aldan, East Lansdowne, Glenolden, and Rose Valley have two cases each.

Brookhaven, Chadds Ford, Chester Township, Colwyn, Eddystone, Edgmont, Norwood, Prospect Park, Tinicum and Trainer all have one case each of COVID-19.

No cases have been reported in Chester Heights, Lower Chichester, Marcus Hook, Parkside, Rutledge or Upland Borough.

There are 18 additional cases reported that are still under investigation and are not yet tied to a municipality.

The majority of cases reported fall between the ages of 20 and 69.

The county had 2,233 people test negative for the virus.

Click here to access the latest data on Delaware County from the Chester County Health Department.

For information and resources concerning the coronavirus, visit the county website here.

State statistics

The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 14 more deaths among positive COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of deaths to 63.

There were 756 additional confirmed cases in the state as of Tuesday, March 31, bringing the total number of cases in Pennsylvania to 4,843.

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