Average Daily New COVID-19 Cases Stayed Below 100 Over the Weekend in Delaware County

David Bjorkgren
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No new COVID-19-related deaths were reported in Delaware County since Friday, Feb. 19.

The COVID-19 death toll stands at 1,261 as of Monday, Feb. 22.

Of total deaths reported, 797 were in long-term care facilities and personal care homes, according to the latest statistics from the Chester County Health Department.

The following is a breakdown of COVID-19 fatalities by municipality as reported Feb. 22:  

  • Middletown 211
  • Marple 139
  • Haverford 111
  • Upper Darby 77
  • City of Chester 71
  • Yeadon 66
  • Nether Providence 60
  • Concord 51
  • Darby Borough 46
  • Radnor 37
  • Media 33
  • Springfield 31
  • Newtown 30
  • Ridley 28
  • Upper Chichester 28
  • Bethel 25
  • Prospect Park 19
  • Aston 18
  • Upper Providence 17
  • Lansdowne 16
  • Location unknown 14
  • Darby Township 13
  • Brookhaven 12
  • Clifton Heights 12
  • East Lansdowne 9
  • Glenolden 9
  • Collingdale 9
  • Edgmont 8
  • Norwood 7
  • Folcroft 6
  • Upland 5
  • Ridley Park 5
  • Chester Township 5
  • Sharon Hill 4
  • Aldan 4
  • Thornbury 4
  • Colwyn 3
  • Marcus Hook 3
  • Trainer 3
  • Parkside 1
  • Chadds Ford 1
  • Swarthmore 1
  • Eddystone 1
  • Rutledge 1
  • Lower Chichester 1
  • Rose Valley 1
  • Tinicium 1

COVID-19 fatalities have been reported in 46 of the county’s 49 municipalities.

There were 183 new COVID-19 cases reported Monday in Delaware County since Friday, Feb. 19. Total cases now stand at 37,201.

Yeadon Borough continues to have the highest percentage of population being affected by the virus. Total cases are 1,070, or 9.3 percent of its 11,471 population.

Upper Darby has the most cases, with 5,572 cases reported, or 6.71 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, Feb. 22, listed by municipality in descending order of caseload.

  • Upper Darby 5,572
  • Haverford Township 2,697
  • City of Chester 2,294
  • Ridley Township 2,261
  • Marple 1,757
  • Springfield 1,708
  • Middletown Township 1,271
  • Radnor 1,253
  • Concord 1,077
  • Yeadon 1,070
  • Aston 1,020
  • Upper Chichester 974
  • Nether Providence 885
  • Darby Borough 886
  • Newtown 837
  • Darby Township 690
  • Lansdowne 630
  • Collingdale 604
  • Prospect Park 598
  • Bethel 593
  • Upper Providence 560
  • Ridley Park 555
  • Glenolden 501
  • Brookhaven 499
  • Folcroft 487
  • Norwood 475
  • Sharon Hill 449
  • Clifton Heights 428
  • Media 372
  • Thornbury 375
  • Aldan 268
  • Tinicum 265
  • Chester Township 246
  • Edgmont 235
  • Colwyn 191
  • East Lansdowne 190
  • Swarthmore 177
  • Lower Chichester 175
  • Eddystone 171
  • Upland 170
  • Chester Heights 151
  • Morton 138
  • Trainer 129
  • Parkside 128
  • Chadds Ford 126
  • Marcus Hook 115
  • Millbourne 60
  • Rutledge 59
  • Rose Valley 23

There are 806 cases still under investigation, to which no municipality has yet been assigned.

The county has had 202,451 people test negative for the virus. The health department is reporting a 88.59 percent recovery rate.

Cases broken down by age groups, as reported Monday, Feb. 22, are:

  • Under 10: 1,461 cases
  • 10 to 19: 3,801 cases
  • 20 to 29: 6,278 cases  
  • 30 to 39: 5,448 cases  
  • 40 to 49: 5,047 cases
  • 50 to 59: 5,805 cases
  • 60 to 69: 4,581 cases
  • 70 to 79: 2,355 cases
  • 80 and over: 2,422 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, Feb. 22 that there were 6,245 new COVID-19 cases statewide since Friday, Feb. 19. Total cases are now at 915,018.

 There were 134 additional COVID-19 deaths reported for a new total of 23,614.

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

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