5 More Deaths, 53 New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Delaware County

David Bjorkgren
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COVID-19 testing in a Pennsylvania lab

Five new COVID-19-related deaths were reported Wednesday, June 9, according to the Chester County Health Department.

The health department is reporting a total of 1,449 COVID-19-related deaths in Delaware County.

Of those, 839 were in long-term care facilities and personal care homes.

One death was reported from Middletown, 1 from Chester, 1 from Radnor, 1 from East Lansdowne and 1 from Rose Valley.

COVID-19 fatalities have been reported in 48 of the county’s 49 municipalities.

Fatalities by community           

The following is a breakdown of COVID-19 fatalities by municipality as reported June 9:  

  • Middletown 223
  • Marple 145
  • Haverford 121
  • Upper Darby 107
  • City of Chester 86
  • Yeadon 74
  • Nether Providence 67
  • Concord 58
  • Darby Borough 50
  • Radnor 43
  • Ridley 41
  • Springfield 38
  • Media 35
  • Newtown 31
  • Upper Chichester 31
  • Bethel 26
  • Aston 22
  • Prospect Park 20
  • Darby Township 20
  • Lansdowne 19
  • Upper Providence 19
  • Brookhaven 17
  • Collingdale 14
  • Clifton Heights 13
  • Glenolden 13
  • Edgmont 11
  • Norwood 11
  • East Lansdowne 11
  • Chester Township 8
  • Aldan 7
  • Folcroft 6
  • Sharon Hill 6
  • Ridley Park 6
  • Upland 5
  • Location unknown 5
  • Colwyn 5
  • Tinicium 5
  • Thornbury 4
  • Trainer 4
  • Chadds Ford 4
  • Marcus Hook 3
  • Rutledge 3
  • Lower Chichester 2
  • Swarthmore 2
  • Morton 2
  • Rose Valley 2
  • Parkside 1
  • Eddystone 1
  • Chester Heights 1

New cases

The Chester County Department of Health site reported 53 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Delaware County Wednesday, June 9, since Monday.

Positive cases increased from 49,772 cases reported June 7 to 49,825 on June 9.  

Prospect Park continues to have the highest percentage of population being affected by the virus. Total cases are 753, affecting 11.59 percent of its 6,492 population.

Upper Darby has the most total cases, with 7,424 cases reported, or 8.95 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 Wednesday, June 9, listed by municipality in descending order of caseload.

Cases by community

  • Upper Darby 7,424
  • Haverford Township 3,523
  • City of Chester 3,183
  • Ridley Township 2,966
  • Marple 2,235
  • Springfield 2,244
  • Radnor 1,743
  • Aston 1,513
  • Concord 1,511
  • Middletown Township 1,510
  • Upper Chichester 1,437
  • Yeadon 1,297
  • Darby Borough 1,159
  • Newtown 1,123
  • Nether Providence 1,105
  • Darby Township 936
  • Lansdowne 876
  • Collingdale 866
  • Bethel 811
  • Prospect Park 753
  • Upper Providence 723
  • Ridley Park 695
  • Brookhaven 690
  • Glenolden 680
  • Folcroft 641
  • Norwood 622
  • Clifton Heights 589
  • Sharon Hill 586
  • Thornbury 556
  • Media 455
  • Tinicum 408
  • Chester Township 389
  • Aldan 353
  • Edgmont 316
  • Lower Chichester 271
  • Upland 264
  • Colwyn 259
  • Eddystone 249
  • East Lansdowne 231
  • Chester Heights 236
  • Swarthmore 233
  • Morton 201
  • Trainer 196
  • Chadds Ford 195
  • Parkside 194
  • Marcus Hook 192
  • Millbourne 78
  • Rutledge 73
  • Rose Valley 35

There are 1,000 cases still under investigation, to which no municipality has yet been assigned.

Negative tests

The county has had 250,287 people test negative for the virus. The health department is reporting a 95.66 percent recovery rate.

Cases by age

Cases broken down by age groups, as reported Wednesday, June 9, are:

  • Under 10: 2,526 cases
  • 10 to 19: 6,054 cases
  • 20 to 29: 8,418 cases
  • 30 to 39: 7,413 cases
  • 40 to 49: 6.725 cases
  • 50 to 59: 7,491 cases
  • 60 to 69: 5,724 cases
  • 70 to 79: 2,799 cases
  • 80 and over: 2,674 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, June 9, there were 496 new cases of COVID-19 statewide. Total cases now number 1,206,935.

The state is reporting 22 COVID-19 deaths for Wednesday, June 9. Total deaths are 27,417.

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

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