From data displayed on today’s Delaware County COVID-19 map, Chester City has suffered its first reported death due to the coronavirus.

Statistically, among the six top municipalities in Delaware County with COVID-19, Chester has the:

  • 5th largest amount of COVID-19 cases
  • 3rd largest population
  • Lowest deaths
  • Lowest % of population with COVID-19

However, in the past two weeks, Chester’s number of cases are rising faster than most others.

  • Upper Darby 82,993 population (.36% of population contracted COVID-19)

245 total cases of reported COVID-19

6 deaths

  • Haverford 49,089 (.27%)

134 cases

7 deaths

  • Yeadon 11,471 (.92%)

106 cases

15 deaths

  • Marple 23,685 (.43%)

102 cases

15 deaths

  • Nether Providence 13,777 (.74%)

102 cases

8 deaths

  • Chester 33,909 (.24%)

80 cases

1 death

  • Middletown 15,942 (.47%)

75 cases

13 deaths

  • Location Pending Investigation

883 cases (this number seems abnormally high and will considerably change the map once these cases are assigned a location)

5 deaths