Weekly Rates of COVID-19 Continue to Show a Steep Decline in Delaware County

COVID-19 testing in a Pennsylvania lab.

The week of June 10 to June 16 continued a steep decline in the number of positive counts of new COVID-19 cases in Delaware County for the month, according to the Chester County Health Department.

This past week showed only 74 cases, compared to 127 the week before.

A month ago, the county was experiencing a weekly rate of 258 positive cases of COVID-19 in a seven-day period.

The weekly rates information comes from a 4-week rates summary provided by the Chester County Health Department.

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 dropped this past week compared to previous weeks.

No COVID-19 county or municipal statistics, including the number of cases and COVID-19 deaths were available from the Chester County Health Department over the weekend,

For information and resources concerning the coronavirus, visit the county website here.

Pennsylvania data

The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed as of noon, June 20, that there were 348 additional cases of COVID-19 statewide since statistics were last reported June 18. The current statewide total COVID-19 cases are 1,210,340.

There were 9 additional COVID-19 deaths statewide June 20 since statistics were last reported June 18. Total deaths statewide are now 27,569.