57 People Test Positive for COVID-19 Over the Weekend, 1 COVID-19 Death Reported

David Bjorkgren
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One COVID-19 death has been reported in Delaware County since Friday, Jan. 8, according to the Chester County Health Department.

The fatality is from Nether Providence.

There were 57 people that tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend. Total number of reported cases as of Monday, Jan. 11, is 31,108, according to the health department.

The county’s total number of COVID fatalities is now 1,024.  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. 11:  

  • 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 958, or 8.33 percent of its 11,471 population.

Upper Darby has the most cases, with 4,741 cases reported, or 5.7 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 Monday, Jan. 11, listed by municipality in descending order of caseload.

  • Upper Darby 4,741
  • Haverford Township 2,164
  • City of Chester 2,028
  • Ridley Township 1,898
  • Springfield 1,458
  • Marple 1,461
  • Middletown Township 1,131
  • Radnor 1,006
  • Yeadon 958
  • Concord 890
  • Aston 781
  • Darby Borough 774
  • Upper Chichester 742
  • Nether Providence 737
  • Newtown 650
  • Darby Township 584
  • Lansdowne 540
  • Prospect Park 509
  • Collingdale 503
  • Upper Providence 474
  • Ridley Park 472
  • Bethel 463
  • Brookhaven 411
  • Glenolden 407
  • Folcroft 403
  • Norwood 394
  • Sharon Hill 389
  • Clifton Heights 365
  • Media 319
  • Thornbury 289
  • Aldan 223
  • Chester Township 222
  • Tinicum 212
  • Edgmont 176
  • Colwyn 170
  • East Lansdowne 165
  • Upland 145
  • Swarthmore 145
  • Eddystone 136
  • Lower Chichester 129
  • Morton 116
  • Parkside 114
  • Trainer 107
  • Chester Heights 106
  • Marcus Hook 96
  • Chadds Ford 91
  • Millbourne 57
  • Rutledge 51
  • Rose Valley 22

There are 684 cases still under investigation, to which no municipality has yet been assigned.

The county has had 183,081 people test negative for the virus. The health department is reporting a 79 percent recovery rate.

Cases broken down by age groups, as reported Monday, Jan.11 are:

  • Under 10: 1,075 cases
  • 10 to 19: 3,012 cases
  • 20 to 29: 5,354 cases  
  • 30 to 39: 4,586 cases  
  • 40 to 49: 4,245 cases
  • 50 to 59: 4,889 cases
  • 60 to 69: 3,841 cases
  • 70 to 79: 1,988 cases
  • 80 and over: 2,115 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.11 that there were a total of 726,154 COVID-19 cases that have been reported statewide.

There were 17,853 deaths.

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

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