New COVID-19 April Rates Kept Dropping Each Week in Delaware County

David Bjorkgren
Testing for COVID-19 in a state lab

The week of April 23 to April 29 saw still lower rates of new COVID-19 cases in Delaware County. The week showed 750 reported new cases. That the lowest number of the four weeks in April. The information comes from a 4-week summary provided by the Chester County Health Department.

Rates have been declining each week, with the beginning of April showing 1,108 new cases.

The health department also released its most recent 4-week summary regarding COVID-19 testing in Delaware County. The positive PCR test count has also decreased this past week compared to previous weeks.

The most current week had a positive PCR test count of 921 compared to 1,232 for the first week of April.

No COVID-19 county or municipal statistics, including the number of new cases and COVID-19 deaths over the weekend, were available for the weekend 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, May 2, that there were 5,753 additional cases of COVID-19 statewide between Friday, April 30, the last date statistics were reported, and Sunday, May 2. Current statewide total COVID-19 cases are 1,156,758.

There were 57 additional COVID-19 deaths reported statewide between Friday, April 30, and Sunday, May 2. Total deaths statewide are now 26,275.

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