164 New COVID-19 Cases Reported for Delaware County as Numbers Continue to Climb

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There were 164 new COVID-19 cases reported in Delaware County for Friday, May 15, for a total of 5,469 cases in the county.

Eighteen more Delaware County residents died from complications of COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths to 466, according to data from the Chester County Health Department.

Of that total number, 369 occurred in a nursing home or personal care facility in the county.

COVID-19 deaths have now been reported in 33 of the county’s 49 municipalities after Trainer reported one death.

The following is a breakdown of COVID-19 fatalities listed by the Chester County Health Department by community in descending order of deaths reported:

  • Middletown 89
  • Marple 72
  • Haverford 40
  • Yeadon 33
  • Nether Providence 33
  • Darby Borough 25
  • Upper Darby 23
  • Media 21
  • Concord 15
  • Radnor 16
  • No municipality assigned 12
  • City of Chester 12
  • Springfield 9
  • Newtown 9
  • Lansdowne 7
  • Upper Providence 7
  • Ridley 6
  • Upper Chichester 5
  • East Lansdowne 4
  • Norwood 3
  • Prospect Park 3
  • Bethel 3
  • Brookhaven 3
  • Sharon Hill 2
  • Thornbury 2
  • Clifton Heights 2
  • Darby Township 2
  • Collingdale 2
  • Colwyn 1
  • Ridley Park 1
  • Aston 1
  • Aldan 1
  • Folcroft 1
  • Trainer 1

The virus is reported in 48 of the 49 municipalities, with no cases reported in Rose Valley.

There are 239 cases still under investigation, to which no municipality has been assigned.

Yeadon Borough continues to have the highest percentage of population being affected by the virus. It has 354 cases, affecting 3.09 percent of its 11,471 population.

Upper Darby has the most reported cases, at 862, affecting 1.04 percent of Upper Darby’s 82,993 population.

The following are the number of reported cases of COVID-19 in Delaware County, listed by municipality in descending order of caseload.

  • Upper Darby 862
  • Yeadon 354
  • Middletown Township 346
  • City of Chester 313
  • Haverford Township 295
  • Marple 280
  • Darby Borough 254
  • Nether Providence 207
  • Concord 204
  • Ridley Township 159
  • Radnor 155
  • Media 138
  • Springfield 125
  • Newtown 120
  • Lansdowne 119
  • Collingdale 99
  • Upper Chichester 96
  • Aston 91
  • Folcroft 79
  • Prospect Park 79
  • Sharon Hill 78
  • Upper Providence 67
  • Darby Township 65
  • Colwyn 62
  • Aldan 52
  • Chester Township 51
  • Glenolden 50
  • Clifton Heights 49
  • Brookhaven 41
  • Norwood 37
  • East Lansdowne 36
  • Ridley Park 36
  • Parkside 25
  • Tinicum 24
  • Swarthmore 24
  • Thornbury 21
  • Bethel 19
  • Millbourne 16
  • Marcus Hook 16
  • Upland 15
  • Trainer 13
  • Chester Heights 12
  • Edgmont 11
  • Eddystone 11
  • Morton 9
  • Chadds Ford 4
  • Rutledge 1

The county has had 13,901 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.

Pennsylvania data

The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed as of midnight, May 15, that there are 986 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 60,622.

The state is reporting 4,342 total deaths, an increase of 124 new deaths.

Of the 124 new deaths, 89 were a result of reconciliation over the last several weeks; 35 of the deaths were ones reported to the department within the last few days.

Of the total deaths reported, 2,991 were in nursing homes and personal care facilities.

The southeast region of the state, which includes Delaware, Philadelphia, Montgomery, Bucks and Chester Counties, has the highest number of positive confirmed cases in the state, at 39,125.  The next highest number of cases in the state is in the northeast, reporting 11,707 cases.

For more information on state COVID-19 findings, click here.

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