Coronavirus Update: 246 Cases and 2 Deaths in Chester County, Statewide Total Jumps to 10,017 Cases from COVID-19

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Chester County health officials have today confirmed 23 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 246 cases and 2 deaths.1 The Pennsylvania Department of Health also officially confirmed the statewide total has reached 10,017 across 64 counties, as of April 4,  and a total of 136 deaths. All people are either in isolation at home or being treated at the hospital.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Chester County by Municipality2

  • Tredyffrin Township – 23 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • Easttown Township – 16 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • West Goshen Township, 14 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • Willistown Township – 14 Cases, 1 Death
  • Location Pending Investigation – 13 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • Uwchlan Township – 12 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • West Whiteland Township – 12 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • West Chester Borough – 11 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • East Whiteland Township – 10 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • East Goshen Township -8 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • Phoenixville Borough – 7 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • Caln Township – 6 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • New Garden Township – 6 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • East Nottingham Township – 5 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • Spring City Borough – 5 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • Upper Uwchlan Township – 5 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • Westtown Township – 5 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • East Brandywine Township – 4 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • East Pikeland Township – 4 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • West Caln Township – 4 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • West Vincent Township – 4 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • Birmingham Township – 3 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • Charlestown Township – 3 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • Downingtown Borough – 3 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • East Bradford Township – 3 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • East Marlborough Township – 3 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • East Vincent Township – 3 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • Kennett Township – 3 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • London Grove Township – 3 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • West Pikeland Township – 3 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • East Fallowfield Township – 2 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • Honey Brook Township – 2 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • Kennett Square Borough – 2 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • Malvern Borough – 2 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • Pennsbury Township – 2 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • Schuylkill Township – 2 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • South Coatesville Borough – 2 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • West Bradford Township – 2 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • West Brandywine Township – 2 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • East Caln Township – 1 Case, 0 Deaths
  • East Coventry Township – 1 Case, 0 Deaths
  • East Nantmeal Township – 1 Case, 0 Deaths
  • Franklin Township – 1 Case, 0 Deaths
  • London Britain Township – 1 Case, 0 Deaths
  • North Coventry Township – 1 Case, 0 Deaths
  • Oxford Borough – 1 Case, 0 Deaths
  • Pocopson Township – 1 Case, 0 Deaths
  • Thornbury Township – 1 Case, 0 Deaths
  • Upper Oxford Township – 1 Case, 0 Deaths
  • Valley Township – 1 Case, 0 Deaths
  • Wallace Township – 1 Case, 0 Deaths
  • Honey Brook Borough – 1 Case, 1 Death
  • Atglen Borough – 0 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • Avondale Borough – 0 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • City of Coatesville – 0 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • Elk Township – 0 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • Elverson Borough – 0 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • Highland Township – 0 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • Londonderry Township – 0 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • Lower Oxford Township – 0 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • Modena Borough – 0 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • New London Township – 0 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • Newlin Township – 0 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • Parkesburg Borough – 0 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • Penn Township – 0 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • Sadsbury Township – 0 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • South Coventry Township – 0 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • Warwick Township – 0 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • West Fallowfield Township – 0 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • West Grove Borough – 0 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • West Marlborough Township – 0 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • West Nantmeal Township – 0 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • West Nottingham Township – 0 Cases, 0 Deaths
  • West Sadsbury Township – 0 Cases, 0 Deaths
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“The continued rise in cases combined with our increasing deaths from COVID-19 reflects the seriousness of this situation,” Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine said. “We need everyone to listen to the orders in place and to stay calm, stay home and stay safe. We know that these prolonged mitigation effects have been difficult for everyone, but it is essential that everyone follows these orders and does not go out unless they absolutely must.”

There are 60,013 patients who have tested negative to date. Of the patients who have tested positive to date the age breakdown is as follows:

  • Nearly 1% are aged 0-4;
  • Nearly 1% are aged 5-12;
  • 1% are aged 13-18;
  • Nearly 8% are aged 19-24;
  • 41% are aged 25-49;
  • Nearly 29% are aged 50-64; and
  • Nearly 20% are aged 65 or older.
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Most of the patients hospitalized are aged 65 or older, and most of the deaths have occurred in patients 65 or older. There have been no pediatric deaths to date. More statewide data is available here.

All non-life-sustaining businesses are ordered to be closed and schools are closed statewide indefinitely. Currently, the entire state is under a stay-at-home order.

Health officials stress the role every person plays in helping to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.
  • Cover any coughs or sneezes with your elbow, not your hands.
  • Clean surfaces frequently.
  • Stay home to avoid spreading COVID-19, especially if you are unwell.

For an updated map with the number of cases in Chester County by municipality, visit here.

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For an updated map with the number of statewide cases by county, visit here.

For more information on COVID-19 in Chester County, visit www.Chesco.org/Coronavirus.

1 Please note that there may be differences in data reported by the Chester County Health Department and the PA Department of Health. This is usually due to cases that are incorrectly assigned to counties, which is corrected prior to reporting. The state’s data reflects the corrections in their next data update. The local Health Department data reflects the most accurate data.
2 This data is provided by the Chester County Health Department in coordination with the Chester County Department of Emergency Services, update as of April 4, 2020, at 12:00 pm.

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