Coronavirus Update: Delaware County Reports Only 35 New COVID-19 Cases for a Total of 5,136

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Delaware County saw a significant drop in new confirmed COVID-19 cases for Tuesday, May 12, with only 35 cases reported, bringing the total number of cases to 5,136, according to data from the Chester County Health Department.

Six more COVID-19-related deaths were reported, bringing that total to 405.

Of that total number, 316 occurred in a nursing home or personal care facility in the county.

COVID-19 deaths have been reported in 32 of the county’s 49 municipalities.

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 76
  • Marple 64
  • Yeadon 33
  • Haverford 35
  • Nether Providence 31
  • Darby Borough 20
  • Upper Darby 18
  • Media 17
  • Concord 13
  • No municipality assigned 10
  • Radnor 10
  • Springfield 9
  • Newtown 9
  • City of Chester 10
  • Lansdowne 7
  • Ridley 6
  • Upper Providence 6
  • East Lansdowne 4
  • Upper Chichester 4
  • Norwood 3
  • Sharon Hill 2
  • Thornbury 2
  • Clifton Heights 2
  • Brookhaven 2
  • Bethel 2
  • Darby Township 2
  • Collingdale 2
  • Prospect Park 1
  • Ridley Park 1
  • Aston 1
  • Aldan 1
  • Folcroft 1

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

There are 241cases 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 339 cases, affecting 2.96 percent of its 11,471 population.

Upper Darby has the most reported cases, at 824, affecting .99 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 824
  • Yeadon 339
  • Middletown Township 332
  • City of Chester 291
  • Haverford Township 287
  • Marple 258
  • Darby Borough 248
  • Nether Providence 201
  • Ridley Township 147
  • Media 137
  • Radnor 134
  • Concord 125
  • Springfield 118
  • Lansdowne 117
  • Newtown 112
  • Collingdale 93
  • Upper Chichester 92
  • Aston 86
  • Sharon Hill 75
  • Folcroft 73
  • Prospect Park 64
  • Upper Providence 64
  • Darby Township 61
  • Colwyn 54
  • Aldan 52
  • Chester Township 49
  • Glenolden 47
  • Clifton Heights 45
  • Brookhaven 40
  • East Lansdowne 36
  • Norwood 35
  • Ridley Park 35
  • Parkside 25
  • Tinicum 23
  • Swarthmore 21
  • Thornbury 21
  • Bethel 18
  • Millbourne 17
  • Marcus Hook 16
  • Trainer 13
  • Upland 13
  • Chester Heights 11
  • Edgmont 11
  • Eddystone 10
  • Morton 9
  • Chadds Ford 4
  • Rutledge 1

The county has had 12,455 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 12, that there are 837 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 57,991.

All 67 counties in Pennsylvania have cases of COVID-19.

The state is reporting an increase of 75 new deaths, bringing the statewide total to 3,806 deaths in Pennsylvania.

Of those, 2,611 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 37,396.  The next highest number of cases in the state is in the northeast, reporting 11,399 Reports Only 35 New COVID-19 Cases for cases.

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

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