COVID-19 Cases in Delaware County Higher, but Still Under 200 for Friday

David Bjorkgren
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Four new COVID-19-related deaths were reported for Friday, April 30, according to the Chester County Health Department.

As of Friday, the health department was reporting a total of 1,388 COVID-19-related deaths in Delaware County.

Of those, 829 were in long-term care facilities and personal care homes.

One fatality was reported from Nether Providence, 1 from Upper Providence, 1 from Darby Township, and 1 from Ridley Park.

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

Municipal fatalities

The following is a breakdown of COVID-19 fatalities by municipality as reported April 30:  

  • Middletown 221
  • Marple 145
  • Haverford 118
  • Upper Darby 98
  • City of Chester 81
  • Yeadon 70
  • Nether Providence 65
  • Concord 56
  • Darby Borough 49
  • Radnor 42
  • Ridley 36
  • Springfield 36
  • Media 35
  • Newtown 31
  • Upper Chichester 28
  • Bethel 25
  • Aston 21
  • Prospect Park 19
  • Lansdowne 19
  • Upper Providence 18
  • Darby Township 18
  • Brookhaven 16
  • Clifton Heights 13
  • Glenolden 13
  • Edgmont 11
  • Collingdale 11
  • Norwood 10
  • East Lansdowne 9
  • Folcroft 6
  • Chester Township 6
  • Aldan 6
  • Sharon Hill 6
  • Ridley Park 6
  • Upland 5
  • Location unknown 5
  • Thornbury 4
  • Trainer 4
  • Colwyn 4
  • Marcus Hook 3
  • Chadds Ford 3
  • Rutledge 2
  • Lower Chichester 2
  • Swarthmore 2
  • Parkside 1
  • Eddystone 1
  • Rose Valley 1
  • Tinicium 1

New COVID cases

There were 166 new cases reported for Friday, April 30. Total cases are 46,800.

Prospect Park continues to have the highest percentage of population being affected by the virus. Total cases are 734, affecting 11.30 percent of its 6,492 population.

Upper Darby has the most total cases, with 6,924 cases reported, or 8.34 percent of Upper Darby’s 82,993 population.

Cases by municipalitiy

The following are the number of total reported cases of COVID-19 in Delaware County as of Friday, April 30, listed by municipality in descending order of caseload.

  • Upper Darby 6,924
  • Haverford Township 3,380
  • City of Chester 2,960
  • Ridley Township 2,783
  • Marple 2,122
  • Springfield 2,100
  • Radnor 1,643
  • Middletown Township 1,451
  • Concord 1,416
  • Aston 1,392
  • Upper Chichester 1,371
  • Yeadon 1,226
  • Darby Borough 1,102
  • Nether Providence 1,052
  • Newtown 1,050
  • Darby Township 873
  • Lansdowne 800
  • Collingdale 801
  • Bethel 771
  • Prospect Park 734
  • Upper Providence 678
  • Ridley Park 664
  • Glenolden 652
  • Brookhaven 628
  • Folcroft 594
  • Norwood 588
  • Clifton Heights 538
  • Sharon Hill 541
  • Thornbury 506
  • Media 426
  • Tinicum 384
  • Chester Township 349
  • Aldan 335
  • Edgmont 287
  • Lower Chichester 257
  • Colwyn 246
  • Upland 234
  • Eddystone 226
  • Swarthmore 222
  • East Lansdowne 221
  • Chester Heights 210
  • Trainer 188
  • Morton 186
  • Chadds Ford 182
  • Parkside 179
  • Marcus Hook 173
  • Millbourne 77
  • Rutledge 67
  • Rose Valley 32

There are 976 cases still under investigation, to which no municipality has yet been assigned.

Negative tests

The county has had 233,541 people test negative for the virus. The health department is reporting a 87.55 percent recovery rate.

Cases by age

Cases broken down by age groups, as reported Friday, April 30, are:

  • Under 10: 2,279 cases
  • 10 to 19: 5,589 cases
  • 20 to 29: 7,838 cases
  • 30 to 39: 6,913 cases
  • 40 to 49: 6.317 cases
  • 50 to 59: 7,102 cases
  • 60 to 69: 5,428 cases
  • 70 to 79: 2,700 cases
  • 80 and over: 2,629 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 30, there were 4,607 new cases of COVID-19 statewide. Total cases now number 1,151,005.

The state is reporting 39 COVID-19 deaths for Friday, April 30. Total COVID-19 deaths are at 26,218.

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

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