200 Cases Added to Delaware County COVID-19 Case Total Since Monday

David Bjorkgren
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The total number of reported COVID-19 cases reached 18,612 on Tuesday, Nov. 24, as 200 more cases were added to Monday’s total of 18,412.

Two more COVID-19-related deaths were reported from Middletown and Clifton Heights.

Total deaths now number 844, according to the Chester County Health Department.

Of those, 635 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 Nov. 18 listed for individual nursing homes and personal care facilities, including Delaware County.

The following is a breakdown of COVID-19 fatalities by municipality as reported Nov. 24.

  • Middletown 178
  • Marple 103
  • Haverford 69
  • Yeadon 52
  • Upper Darby 46
  • Nether Providence 43
  • City of Chester 43
  • Darby Borough 39
  • Concord 33
  • Media 30
  • Radnor 25
  • Prospect Park 19
  • Springfield 17
  • Newtown 16
  • Location unknown 14
  • Bethel 13
  • Ridley 12
  • Upper Chichester 10
  • Lansdowne 10
  • Upper Providence 10
  • East Lansdowne 6
  • Aston 6
  • Darby Township 6
  • Brookhaven 5
  • Collingdale 5
  • Norwood 4
  • Edgmont 4
  • Clifton Heights 4
  • Colwyn 3
  • Folcroft 3
  • Sharon Hill 2
  • Thornbury 2
  • Aldan 2
  • Ridley Park 2
  • Chester Township 2
  • 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. Total cases are 721, or 6.2 percent of its 11,471 population.

Upper Darby has the most cases, with 2,867 cases reported, or 3.4 percent of Upper Darby’s 82,993 population.

The following are the number of reported cases of COVID-19 in Delaware County as of Monday, Nov. 23, listed by municipality in descending order of caseload.

  • Upper Darby 2,867
  • City of Chester 1,335
  • Haverford Township 1,265
  • Ridley Township 1,091
  • Springfield 849
  • Marple 848
  • Middletown Township 781
  • Yeadon 721
  • Radnor 602
  • Darby Borough 569
  • Concord 531
  • Nether Providence 459
  • Aston 417
  • Newtown 391
  • Upper Chichester 369
  • Darby Township 364
  • Lansdowne 333
  • Collingdale 304
  • Prospect Park 275
  • Sharon Hill 257
  • Bethel 250
  • Ridley Park 249
  • Folcroft 239
  • Media 219
  • Clifton Heights 203
  • Glenolden 192
  • Thornbury 150
  • Chester Township 145
  • Aldan 127
  • Colwyn 122
  • Edgmont 114
  • Tinicum 110
  • East Lansdowne 109
  • Swarthmore 94
  • Upland 90
  • Morton 68
  • Parkside 68
  • Eddystone 62
  • Chester Heights 56
  • Trainer 54
  • Marcus Hook 53
  • Chadds Ford 53
  • Lower Chichester 52
  • Millbourne 33
  • Rutledge 20
  • Rose Valley 8

There are 412 cases still under investigation, to which no municipality has yet been assigned.

The county has had 152,930 people test negative for the virus. The health department is reporting a 68.50 percent recovery rate.

Cases broken down by age groups, as reported Tuesday, Nov. 24 are:

  • Under 10: 519 cases
  • 10 to 19: 1,725 cases
  • 20 to 29: 3,408 cases
  • 30 to 39: 2,684 cases
  • 40 to 49: 2,532 cases
  • 50 to 59: 2,912 cases
  • 60 to 69: 2,157 cases
  • 70 to 79: 1,208 cases
  • 80 and over: 1,466

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, Nov. 23, that there were 6,669 new cases of COVID-19 across the state, bringing the statewide total to 321,070.

There were 81 new deaths reported statewide for
Tuesday, Nov. 24, with total deaths listed at 9,951.

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

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