COVID-19 Keeps Its Low Profile Among Delaware County Zip codes

David Bjorkgren
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The Delaware County Zip code with the highest increase in COVID-19 cases as of May 5
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The news continues to be good out of Delaware County, write Sean Adams and Megan Lavey-Heaton for the Harrisburg Patriot-News. In a county that was looking at greater than 5% increases in new COVID-19 cases a few weeks ago, the majority of Zip codes were showing increases of under 2% the week prior to May 5.

Two Zip codes had increases above 3%.  Four Zip codes had increases above 2%.

The five Zip codes showing the largest increase as of May 5 were:

  • 19029 Lester, Essington, 3.61%, 13 new cases 373 total.
  • 19013 Chester Township, Chester, Eddystone 3.31%. 98 new cases 3,061 total
  • 19023 Collingdale, Darby 2.39% 50 new cases 2,145 total
  • 19022 Crum Lynne, Chester, Eddystone 2.22% 7 new cases 323 total
  • 19018 Aldan, Primos, Secane, Clifton Heights 2.18% 40 new cases 1,871 total

The five Zip codes showing the lowest percentage increase were:

  • 19017 Chester Heights 0% 0 new cases 21 total.
  • 19319 Cheyney 0% 0 new cases 22 total.
  • 19078 Ridley Park .4% 4 new cases 992 total.
  • 19033 Folsom .59% 4 new cases 684 total.
  • 19070 Morton .59% 4 new cases 572 total.

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.

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