670 New Cases of COVID-19 Reported in Delaware County Between April 1 and April 5

David Bjorkgren
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One additional COVID-19-related death from Darby Borough was reported in Delaware County for Thursday, April 1.

The Chester County Health Department is reporting a total of 1,346 COVID-19 fatalities in the county.

Of those, 821 were in long-term care facilities and personal care homes, according to the latest statistics from the Chester County Health Department.

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 5:  

  • Middletown 220
  • Marple 144
  • Haverford 118
  • Upper Darby 91
  • City of Chester 74
  • Yeadon 69
  • Nether Providence 63
  • Concord 55
  • Darby Borough 49
  • Radnor 40
  • Media 34
  • Springfield 33
  • Ridley 33
  • 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

There were 670 new positive COVID-19 cases in Delaware County reported Monday, April 5 since cases were last reported Thursday, April 1.

Prospect Park continues to have the highest percentage of population being affected by the virus. Total cases are 674, affecting 10.38 percent of its 6,492 population.

Upper Darby has the most total cases, with 6,319 cases reported, or 7.61 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, April 5, listed by municipality in descending order of caseload.

  • Upper Darby 6,319
  • Haverford Township 3,098
  • Ridley Township 2,575
  • City of Chester 2,575
  • Marple 1,985
  • Springfield 1,948
  • Radnor 1,509
  • Middletown Township 1,380
  • Concord 1,297
  • Aston 1,241
  • Upper Chichester 1,202
  • Yeadon 1,146
  • Nether Providence 985
  • Darby Borough 990
  • Newtown 971
  • Darby Township 778
  • Lansdowne 722
  • Bethel 715
  • Collingdale 699
  • Prospect Park 674
  • Upper Providence 643
  • Ridley Park 619
  • Glenolden 591
  • Brookhaven 564
  • Folcroft 550
  • Norwood 531
  • Sharon Hill 495
  • Clifton Heights 495
  • Thornbury 451
  • Media 413
  • Tinicum 335
  • Aldan 298
  • Chester Township 283
  • Edgmont 272
  • Colwyn 224
  • Lower Chichester 223
  • Swarthmore 210
  • East Lansdowne 203
  • Eddystone 201
  • Upland 197
  • Chester Heights 184
  • Morton 164
  • Trainer 162
  • Chadds Ford 153
  • Marcus Hook 148
  • Parkside 146
  • Millbourne 73
  • Rutledge 63
  • Rose Valley 31

There are 907 cases still under investigation, to which no municipality has yet been assigned.

The county has had 220,972 people test negative for the virus. The health department is reporting a 89.72 percent recovery rate.

Cases broken down by age groups, as reported Monday, April 5, are:

  • Under 10: 1,857 cases
  • 10 to 19: 4.705 cases
  • 20 to 29: 7,145 cases  
  • 30 to 39: 6,252 cases  
  • 40 to 49: 5,778 cases
  • 50 to 59: 6,609 cases
  • 60 to 69: 5,129 cases
  • 70 to 79: 2,589 cases
  • 80 and over: 2,569 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, April 5, there were 2,718  new cases of COVID-19 statewide. Total cases now number 1,045,400.

The state is reporting 5 additional COVID-19 deaths for Monday, April 5. The statewide death toll is now 25,200.

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

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