The percentage levels of new cases in Delaware County Zipcodes creeped up a bit for the week prior to March 3, compared to the previous week.
Percentages were closer to 2 and 3 percent for several Zipcodes, compared with 0 and 1 percent the week before.
Some Zipcodes and communities of Delaware County saw more new COVID-19 cases than others, write Sean Adams and Megan Lavey-Heaton for the Harrisburg Patriot-News.
The highest percentage increase took place in Zipcode 19022 (Crum Lynne, Chester and Eddystone) at 5%. It had 13 new cases for a total of 268.
Zipcode 19319 (Cheyney) also reported a 5% increase, with 1 new case for a total of 21.
Four percent increases were reported at 19029 (Lester and Essington) and 19032 (Folcroft). The 19029 Zipcode had 10 new cases for a total of 270. Zipcode 19032 had 17 new cases for a total of 502.
A 4% increase was also noted in Zipcode 19061(Boothwyn, Linwood, Ogden, Marcus Hook and Trainer). There were 40 new cases for a total of 1,167.
There was also a 4% increase in 19317 (Chadds Ford), with 14 new cases for a total of 406.
Increases of 3% were reported in Zipcodes 19008 (Broomall), 19014 (Aston and Chester), 19026 (Pilgrim Gardens and Drexel Hill), 19033 (Folsom), 19073 (Newtown Square), 19081 (Swarthmore), and 19087 (Chesterbrook, St. David’s, Strafford, Radnor, Wayne).
Zipcode 19008 had 43 new cases for a total of 1,519. Zipcode 19014 had 35 new cases for a total of 1278.
Zipcode 19026 had 65 new cases for a total of 2,130. Zipcode 19033 had 19 new cases for a total of 594.
Zipcode19073 had 32 new cases for a total of 1124. Zipcode 19081 had 12 new cases for a total of 452. Zipcode 19087 had 40 new cases for a total of 1,209.
Twelve Zipcodes showed 2% increases. Eight Zipcodes had 1% increases.
The Zipcodes with the smallest increases, at statistically 0%, were 19043 (Holmes), which had 1 new case for a total of 211; and 19079 (Sharon Hill) which had 3 new cases for a total of 672.
These latest numbers are compiled by the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
Read more about the ZIP Codes that experienced the largest and smallest increases in COVID-19 cases in the Harrisburg Patriot-News here.