Delaware County Saw Lower Number of New Daily Cases Monday, at 69

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There were 69 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Delaware County, raising the total number of cases to 5,101. That is the lowest number of new cases reported since April 1, according to data from the Chester County Health Department.

Four more residents lost their lives from complications of COVID-19, bringing the county’s death totals to 399.

Of that total number, 310 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 74
  • Marple 64
  • Yeadon 33
  • Haverford 35
  • Nether Providence 31
  • Darby Borough 19
  • Upper Darby 18
  • Media 17
  • Concord 13
  • No municipality assigned 10
  • Radnor 10
  • Springfield 9
  • Newtown 9
  • City of Chester 7
  • 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 273 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 334 cases, affecting 2.91 percent of its 11,471 population.

Upper Darby has the most reported cases, at 821, 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 821
  • Yeadon 334
  • Middletown Township 331
  • City of Chester 288
  • Haverford Township 285
  • Marple 257
  • Darby Borough 240
  • Nether Providence 199
  • Ridley Township 146
  • Media 137
  • Concord 124
  • Lansdowne 115
  • Springfield 114
  • Newtown 112
  • Radnor 108
  • Collingdale 94
  • Upper Chichester 92
  • Aston 84
  • Sharon Hill 74
  • Folcroft 73
  • Prospect Park 64
  • Upper Providence 64
  • Darby Township 60
  • Colwyn 54
  • Aldan 52
  • Chester Township 49
  • Glenolden 47
  • Clifton Heights 44
  • Brookhaven 40
  • East Lansdowne 36
  • Norwood 35
  • Ridley Park 34
  • Parkside 24
  • Tinicum 22
  • Swarthmore 21
  • Thornbury 20
  • 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 12,282 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 midnnight, May 11, that there are 543 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 57,154.

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

The state is reporting an increase of 24 new deaths, bringing the statewide total to 3,731 deaths in Pennsylvania.

Of those, 2,552 were in nursing homes and personal care facilities.

The southeast region of the state, which includes Delaware, Philadelphia, Montgomery, Bucks and Chester Counties, saw its numbers drop in recent days, according to an Epicurve chart, however it still has the highest number of positive confirmed cases in the state, at 36,818.  The next highest number of cases in the state is in the northeast, reporting 11,292 cases.

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

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