81 New Cases of COVID-19 Reported Friday in Delaware County, Total Now 11,653

David Bjorkgren
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There were 81 new cases of COVID-19 reported Friday, Oct. 2 for Delaware County since cases were last reported Thursday. Total number of cases is now  11,653, according to the Chester County Health Department.

No additional residents lost their life to COVID-19. Total county deaths remain at 796.

Of those, 614 were in long term care facilities and personal care homes, according to data from the Chester County Health Department.

Click here for a state breakdown of COVID-19 deaths and cases as of Sept. 22 listed for individual nursing homes and personal care facilities, including Delaware County.

The following is a breakdown of COVID-19 fatalities by municipality for Friday, Oct. 2.

  • Middletown 165
  • Marple 101
  • Haverford 66
  • Yeadon 47
  • Nether Providence 43
  • Upper Darby 43
  • Darby Borough 38
  • City of Chester 36
  • Concord 33
  • Media 30
  • Radnor 23
  • Prospect Park 18
  • Springfield 17
  • Newtown 16
  • Location unknown 14
  • Bethel 12
  • Ridley 11
  • Upper Chichester 10
  • Lansdowne 10
  • Upper Providence 9
  • East Lansdowne 6
  • Brookhaven 5
  • Norwood 4
  • Collingdale 4
  • Aston 4
  • Edgmont 4
  • Darby Township 4 (up 1)
  • Clifton Heights 3
  • Colwyn 3
  • Sharon Hill 2
  • Thornbury 2
  • Aldan 2
  • Ridley Park 2
  • Chester Township 2
  • Folcroft 1
  • Trainer 1
  • Glenolden 1
  • Chadds Ford 1
  • Swarthmore 1
  • Upland 1
  • Eddystone 1

COVID-19 fatalities have been reported in 40 of the county’s 49 municipalities.

Yeadon Borough continues to have the highest percentage of population being affected by the virus. It has 546 cases, affecting 4.76 percent of its 11,471 population.

Upper Darby has the most cases reported, at 1,793, affecting 2.16 percent of Upper Darby’s 82,993 population.

The following are the number of reported cases of COVID-19 in Delaware County as of Friday, Oct. 2, listed by municipality in descending order of caseload.

The list includes which communities saw an increase in cases based on previously unassigned cases and new cases since Thursday, Oct. 1, the last date these statistics were updated.

  • Upper Darby 1,793 (up 5)
  • City of Chester 856 (up 2)
  • Haverford Township 707 (up 4)
  • Middletown Township 649
  • Yeadon 546
  • Marple 544 (up 1)
  • Ridley Township 527 (up 2)
  • Springfield 457 (up 6)
  • Darby Borough 433
  • Radnor 411 (up 4)
  • Concord 395
  • Nether Providence 329
  • Upper Chichester 237 (up 1)
  • Newtown 234
  • Aston 227 (up 4)
  • Lansdowne 216 (up 2)
  • Collingdale 188 (up 2)
  • Media 182
  • Sharon Hill 173 (up 1)
  • Darby Township 172 (up 1)
  • Upper Providence 161
  • Folcroft 142 (up 1)
  • Bethel 139
  • Prospect Park 136
  • Ridley Park 129
  • Clifton Heights 121
  • Chester Township 115 (up 2)
  • Brookhaven 102
  • Glenolden 95 (up 1)
  • Colwyn 94
  • Thornbury 89
  • Norwood 87 (up 1)
  • Aldan 81
  • Edgmont 64
  • East Lansdowne 55
  • Tinicum 54
  • Upland 53
  • Swarthmore 52  
  • Marcus Hook 42
  • Trainer 41
  • Eddystone 38
  • Morton 35
  • Parkside 34
  • Lower Chichester 33
  • Chadds Ford 32
  • Millbourne 26
  • Chester Heights 26 (up 1)
  • Rutledge 5
  • Rose Valley 3

There are 293 cases still under investigation, to which no municipality has yet been assigned.

The county has had 109, 189people test negative for the virus. The health department is reporting an 84.36 percent recovery rate.

Cases broken down by age groups, as reported Oct. 2 compared to Oct. 1, are:

  • Under 10: 203 cases (up 1)
  • 10 to 19: 919 cases (up 9)
  • 20 to 29: 2,087 cases (up 14)
  • 30 to 39: 1,592 cases (up 6)
  • 40 to 49: 1,507 cases (up 4)
  • 50 to 59: 1,776 cases (up 4)
  • 60 to 69: 1,419 cases (up 3)
  • 70 to 79: 855 cases
  • 80 and over: 1,294 cases

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 noon, Oct. 2, that there were 1,161 new cases of COVID-19 across the state since statistics were last reported Thursday, bringing the statewide total to 161,284

There were 19 new deaths reported statewide as of
Thursday, Oct. 1 since these statistics were last reported Wednesday, with total deaths listed at 8,179.

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

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