COVID Cases Down Significantly in Delaware County Zip Codes

David Bjorkgren
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Delaware County Zip codes with percentage of new COVId-19 cases
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There was good news all around in Delaware County as of April 28. The percentage of new COVID-19 cases dropped significantly in all Zip codes, write Sean Adams and Megan Lavey-Heaton for the Harrisburg Patriot-News.

With previous weeks reporting increases above 5%, the week of April 28 saw no increases higher than 2.78% in Zip code 19085 (Villanova). It had 10 new cases for a total of 370.

There was one 5% anomaly for Zip code 19017 (Chester Heights) which saw cases jump from zero to 1.

Many percentages were below 1%, with most averaging below 2%.

The five Zip codes showing the largest increase as of April 28 were:

  • 19085 Villanova 2.78% 10 new cases 370 total.
  • 19036 Glenolden 2.52% 29 new cases 1,180 total.
  • 19013 Chester, Chester Township, Eddystone 2.42% 70 new cases 2,963 total.
  • 19373 Thornton 2.41% 7 new cases 298 total.
  • 19022 2.27% Crum Lynne, Chester Eddystone 7 new cases 316 total

The five Zip codes showing the lowest percentage increases were:

  • 19032 Folcroft 0% 0 new cases 606 total.
  • 19319 Cheyney 0% 0 new cases 22 total.
  • 19070 Morton .35% 2 new cases 568 total.
  • 19076 Prospect Park .45% 3 new cases 667 total.
  • 19317 Chadds Ford .59% 3 new cases 512 total.

These latest numbers are compiled by the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

Read more about the Zip codes in Pennsylvania that experienced the largest and smallest increases in COVID-19 cases in the Harrisburg Patriot-News .

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