Nine COVID-19 Deaths Reported in Delaware County for Friday, New Cases at 99

David Bjorkgren
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Nine new COVID-19-related deaths were reported in Delaware County for Friday, Feb. 19.

Two deaths were reported from Middletown, 2 from Haverford, 1 from Marple, 1 from Upper Darby, 1 from Yeadon, 1 from Lansdowne, and 1 from Clifton Heights.

The COVID-19 death toll stands at 1,261.

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. 19:  

  • 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 99 new COVID-19 cases reported in Delaware County on Friday, Feb. 19. Total cases now stand at 37,018.

Yeadon Borough continues to have the highest percentage of population being affected by the virus. Total cases are 1,068, or 9.29 percent of its 11,471 population.

Upper Darby has the most cases, with 5,540 cases reported, or 6.68 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 Friday, Feb. 19, listed by municipality in descending order of caseload.

  • Upper Darby 5,540
  • Haverford Township 2,688
  • City of Chester 2,288
  • Ridley Township 2,245
  • Marple 1,747
  • Springfield 1,699
  • Middletown Township 1,268
  • Radnor 1,245
  • Yeadon 1,068
  • Concord 1,068
  • Aston 1,015
  • Upper Chichester 972
  • Nether Providence 878
  • Darby Borough 876
  • Newtown 830
  • Darby Township 686
  • Lansdowne 630
  • Collingdale 599
  • Prospect Park 597
  • Bethel 591
  • Upper Providence 559
  • Ridley Park 553
  • Glenolden 498
  • Brookhaven 498
  • Folcroft 484
  • Norwood 475
  • Sharon Hill 447
  • Clifton Heights 426
  • Media 368
  • Thornbury 368
  • Aldan 267
  • Tinicum 265
  • Chester Township 246
  • Edgmont 234
  • Colwyn 190
  • East Lansdowne 186
  • Swarthmore 176
  • Lower Chichester 175
  • Upland 170
  • Eddystone 169
  • Chester Heights 149
  • Morton 137
  • Parkside 127
  • Trainer 127
  • Chadds Ford 126
  • Marcus Hook 115
  • Millbourne 60
  • Rutledge 59
  • Rose Valley 23

There are 811 cases still under investigation, to which no municipality has yet been assigned.

The county has had 201,678 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 Friday, Feb. 19, are:

  • Under 10: 1,441 cases
  • 10 to 19: 3,769 cases
  • 20 to 29: 6,257 cases  
  • 30 to 39: 5,420 cases  
  • 40 to 49: 5,019 cases
  • 50 to 59: 5,779 cases
  • 60 to 69: 4,569 cases
  • 70 to 79: 2,349 cases
  • 80 and over: 2,412 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. 19 that there were 2,778 new COVID-19 cases statewide. Total cases are now at 908,773.

 There were 67 additional COVID-19 deaths reported for a new total of 23,480.

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

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