253 Added to Delaware County’s Positive COVID-19 Cases for Tuesday, a New Total of 31,361

David Bjorkgren
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The number of positive COVID-19 cases reported in Delaware County since last March increased by 253 between Monday, Jan. 11 and Tuesday, Jan. 12, according to statistics from the Chester County Health Department.

There were 31,108 reported Monday while 31,361 were reported Tuesday.

No additional COVID-19 deaths were reported for the county, with the total remaining at 1,024 on Tuesday.

Of those, 694 were in long-term care facilities and personal care homes.

To see a breakdown of COVID-19 fatalities by individual nursing homes and personal care facilities in Delaware County and throughout Pennsylvania, click here.

The following is a breakdown of COVID-19 fatalities by municipality as reported Jan. 12:  

  • Middletown 191
  • Marple 113
  • Haverford 87
  • Upper Darby 61
  • Yeadon 60
  • City of Chester 57
  • Nether Providence 45
  • Darby Borough 43
  • Concord 42
  • Media 32
  • Radnor 31
  • Springfield 21
  • Newtown 20
  • Ridley 20
  • Prospect Park 19
  • Bethel 19
  • Upper Chichester 17
  • Upper Providence 15
  • Location unknown 14
  • Lansdowne 12
  • Darby Township 11
  • Aston 11
  • Brookhaven 9
  • Clifton Heights 8
  • East Lansdowne 8
  • Collingdale 7
  • Glenolden 6
  • Norwood 6
  • Folcroft 5
  • Edgmont 4
  • Sharon Hill 4
  • Colwyn 3
  • Ridley Park 3
  • Chester Township 3
  • Aldan 3
  • Thornbury 2
  • Marcus Hook 2
  • Upland 2
  • Trainer 1
  • Parkside 1
  • Chadds Ford 1
  • Swarthmore 1
  • Eddystone 1
  • Rutledge 1

COVID-19 fatalities have been reported in 43 of the county’s 49 municipalities.

Yeadon Borough continues to have the highest percentage of population being affected by the virus. Total cases are 962, or 8.36 percent of its 11,471 population.

Upper Darby has the most cases, with 4,771 cases reported, or 5.75 percent of Upper Darby’s 82,993 population.

The following are the number of total reported cases of COVID-19 in Delaware County as of Tuesday, Jan. 12, listed by municipality in descending order of caseload.

  • Upper Darby 4,771
  • Haverford Township 2,182
  • City of Chester 2,035
  • Ridley Township 1,918
  • Marple 1,477
  • Springfield 1,471
  • Middletown Township 1,141
  • Radnor 1,016
  • Yeadon 962
  • Concord 901
  • Aston 794
  • Darby Borough 778
  • Upper Chichester 750
  • Nether Providence 745
  • Newtown 655
  • Darby Township 589
  • Lansdowne 541
  • Prospect Park 512
  • Collingdale 507
  • Upper Providence 479
  • Ridley Park 477
  • Bethel 469
  • Brookhaven 413
  • Glenolden 413
  • Folcroft 408
  • Norwood 398
  • Sharon Hill 390
  • Clifton Heights 367
  • Media 320
  • Thornbury 293
  • Aldan 225
  • Chester Township 223
  • Tinicum 214
  • Edgmont 178
  • Colwyn 170
  • East Lansdowne 163
  • Swarthmore 147
  • Upland 146
  • Eddystone 135
  • Lower Chichester 130
  • Morton 118
  • Parkside 115
  • Chester Heights 108
  • Trainer 107
  • Marcus Hook 98
  • Chadds Ford 93
  • Millbourne 57
  • Rutledge 51
  • Rose Valley 22

There are 689 cases still under investigation, to which no municipality has yet been assigned.

The county has had 183,701 people test negative for the virus. The health department is reporting a 79.07 percent recovery rate.

Cases broken down by age groups, as reported Tuesday, Jan.12 are:

  • Under 10: 1,103 cases
  • 10 to 19: 3,049 cases
  • 20 to 29: 5,399 cases  
  • 30 to 39: 4,612 cases  
  • 40 to 49: 4,270 cases
  • 50 to 59: 4,920 cases
  • 60 to 69: 3,868 cases
  • 70 to 79: 2,000 cases
  • 80 and over: 2,137 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, Jan.12, that there were 7,275 additional cases of COVID-19 reported, for a new total of 733,429.

There were 227 additional deaths for a new total of 18,080.

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

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