5 COVID-19 Deaths Reported in Delaware County, With 290 New Cases Over Two Days

David Bjorkgren
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Five COVID-19-related deaths were reported in Delaware County for Wednesday, April 7, according to the Chester County Health Department.

As of Wednesday, the health department was reporting a total of 1,351 COVID-19-related deaths in Delaware County.

Of those, 823 were in long-term care facilities and personal care homes, according to the latest statistics from the Chester County Health Department.

There were three deaths from Ridley Township, one from Upper Darby and one from Nether Providence.

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

The following is a breakdown of COVID-19 fatalities by municipality as reported April 7:  

  • Middletown 220
  • Marple 144
  • Haverford 118
  • Upper Darby 92
  • City of Chester 74
  • Yeadon 69
  • Nether Providence 64
  • Concord 55
  • Darby Borough 49
  • Radnor 40
  • Media 34
  • Springfield 33
  • Ridley 36
  • Newtown 31
  • Upper Chichester 28
  • Bethel 25
  • Aston 20
  • Prospect Park 19
  • Lansdowne 18
  • Upper Providence 17
  • Darby Township 16
  • Location unknown 14
  • Brookhaven 14
  • Clifton Heights 13
  • Edgmont 11
  • Collingdale 10
  • Glenolden 10
  • East Lansdowne 9
  • Norwood 9
  • Folcroft 6
  • Chester Township 6
  • Upland 5
  • Ridley Park 5
  • Sharon Hill 4
  • Aldan 4
  • Thornbury 4
  • Trainer 4
  • Colwyn 4
  • Marcus Hook 3
  • Chadds Ford 2
  • Parkside 1
  • Swarthmore 1
  • Eddystone 1
  • Rutledge 1
  • Lower Chichester 1
  • Rose Valley 1
  • Tinicium 1

The health department also reported there have been 290 new positive cases of COVID-19 between Monday, April 5 and Wednesday, April 7. Total cases as of April 7 is 42,928.

The following are the number of total reported cases of COVID-19 in Delaware County as of Wednesday, April 7, listed by municipality in descending order of caseload.

  • Upper Darby 6,360
  • Haverford Township 3,117
  • Ridley Township 2,593
  • City of Chester 2,597
  • Marple 1,991
  • Springfield 1,964
  • Radnor 1,518
  • Middletown Township 1,386
  • Concord 1,307
  • Aston 1,247
  • Upper Chichester 1,226
  • Yeadon 1,154
  • Nether Providence 988
  • Darby Borough 993
  • Newtown 974
  • Darby Township 779
  • Lansdowne 729
  • Bethel 715
  • Collingdale 702
  • Prospect Park 677
  • Upper Providence 644
  • Ridley Park 624
  • Glenolden 596
  • Brookhaven 565
  • Folcroft 556
  • Norwood 533
  • Sharon Hill 497
  • Clifton Heights 500
  • Thornbury 454
  • Media 413
  • Tinicum 343
  • Aldan 298
  • Chester Township 288
  • Edgmont 272
  • Lower Chichester 229
  • Colwyn 225
  • Swarthmore 211
  • East Lansdowne 204
  • Eddystone 201
  • Upland 198
  • Chester Heights 187
  • Morton 167
  • Trainer 164
  • Chadds Ford 159
  • Marcus Hook 152
  • Parkside 147
  • Millbourne 74
  • Rutledge 64
  • Rose Valley 31

The health department was reporting a 89.56 percent recovery rate as of April 7.

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, April 7, there were 4,643 new cases of COVID-19 statewide. Total cases now number 1,054,298.

The state is reporting 48 additional COVID-19 deaths for Wednesday, April 7. The statewide death toll is now 25,285.

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

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