Coronavirus Update: 304 Cases and 3 Deaths in Chester County, Statewide Total Grows to 12,980 Cases from COVID-19

Coronavirus COVID-19

Chester County health officials have today confirmed 38 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 304 cases and 3 deaths.1 The Pennsylvania Department of Health also officially confirmed the statewide total has reached 12,980 across 65 counties, as of April 6,  with a total of 162 deaths. All people are either in isolation at home or being treated at the hospital.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Chester County by Municipality2

  • Easttown Township – Cases: 16 | Deaths: 0
  • Spring City Borough – Cases: 5 | Deaths: 0
  • South Coatesville Borough – Cases: 2 | Deaths: 0
  • Willistown Township – Cases: 15 | Deaths: 1
  • East Whiteland Township – Cases: 10 | Deaths: 0
  • Tredyffrin Township – Cases: 25 | Deaths: 1
  • West Vincent Township – Cases: 4 | Deaths: 0
  • West Pikeland Township – Cases: 3 | Deaths: 0
  • East Vincent Township – Cases: 5 | Deaths: 0
  • Birmingham Township – Cases: 3 | Deaths: 0
  • Charlestown Township – Cases: 4 | Deaths: 0
  • Uwchlan Township – Cases: 13 | Deaths: 0
  • East Nottingham Township – Cases: 6 | Deaths: 0
  • West Goshen Township – Cases: 15 | Deaths: 0
  • West Whiteland Township – Cases: 12 | Deaths: 0
  • Malvern Borough – Cases: 2 | Deaths: 0
  • Honey Brook Borough – Cases: 1 | Deaths: 1
  • East Nantmeal Township – Cases: 1 | Deaths: 0
  • Pennsbury Township – Cases: 2 | Deaths: 0
  • West Chester Borough – Cases: 11 | Deaths: 0
  • East Pikeland Township – Cases: 4 | Deaths: 0
  • East Fallowfield Township – Cases: 4 | Deaths: 0
  • East Bradford Township – Cases: 5 | Deaths: 0
  • Caln Township – Cases: 7 | Deaths: 0
  • New Garden Township – Cases: 6 | Deaths: 0
  • East Goshen Township – Cases: 9 | Deaths: 0
  • East Brandywine Township – Cases: 4 | Deaths: 0
  • Phoenixville Borough – Cases: 8 | Deaths: 0
  • Westtown Township – Cases: 5 | Deaths: 0
  • West Caln Township – Cases: 4 | Deaths: 0
  • Upper Uwchlan Township – Cases: 5 | Deaths: 0
  • Pocopson Township – Cases: 2 | Deaths: 0
  • East Marlborough Township – Cases: 3 | Deaths: 0
  • Upper Oxford Township – Cases: 1 | Deaths: 0
  • Downingtown Borough – Cases: 3 | Deaths: 0
  • Kennett Township – Cases: 3 | Deaths: 0
  • London Grove Township – Cases: 3 | Deaths: 0
  • Kennett Square Borough – Cases: 2 | Deaths: 0
  • Thornbury Township – Cases: 1 | Deaths: 0
  • London Britain Township – Cases: 1 | Deaths: 0
  • Wallace Township – Cases: 1 | Deaths: 0
  • West Brandywine Township – Cases: 2 | Deaths: 0
  • North Coventry Township – Cases: 2 | Deaths: 0
  • Honey Brook Township – Cases: 2 | Deaths: 0
  • Schuylkill Township – Cases: 2 | Deaths: 0
  • Franklin Township – Cases: 1 | Deaths: 0
  • East Caln Township – Cases: 1 | Deaths: 0
  • Lower Oxford Township – Cases: 1 | Deaths: 0
  • Oxford Borough – Cases: 1 | Deaths: 0
  • West Bradford Township – Cases: 2 | Deaths: 0
  • East Coventry Township – Cases: 1 | Deaths: 0
  • Valley Township – Cases: 1 | Deaths: 0
  • Location Pending Investigation – Cases: 52 | Deaths: 0
  • Atglen Borough – Cases: 0 | Deaths: 0
  • Avondale Borough – Cases: 0 | Deaths: 0
  • City of Coatesville – Cases: 0 | Deaths: 0
  • Elk Township – Cases: 0 | Deaths: 0
  • Elverson Borough – Cases: 0 | Deaths: 0
  • Highland Township – Cases: 0 | Deaths: 0
  • Londonderry Township – Cases: 0 | Deaths: 0
  • Modena Borough – Cases: 0 | Deaths: 0
  • New London Township – Cases: 0 | Deaths: 0
  • Newlin Township – Cases: 0 | Deaths: 0
  • Parkesburg Borough – Cases: 0 | Deaths: 0
  • Penn Township – Cases: 0 | Deaths: 0
  • Sadsbury Township – Cases: 0 | Deaths: 0
  • South Coventry Township – Cases: 0 | Deaths: 0
  • Warwick Township – Cases: 0 | Deaths: 0
  • West Fallowfield Township – Cases: 0 | Deaths: 0
  • West Grove Borough – Cases: 0 | Deaths: 0
  • West Marlborough Township – Cases: 0 | Deaths: 0
  • West Nantmeal Township – Cases: 0 | Deaths: 0
  • West Nottingham Township – Cases: 0 | Deaths: 0
  • West Sadsbury Township – Cases: 0 | Deaths: 0
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“Now more than ever, as we continue to see COVID-19 cases and deaths rise in Pennsylvania, we need Pennsylvanians to take action,” Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine said. “Those actions should be to stay calm, stay home and stay safe. If you must go out, please limit it to as few trips as possible and wear a mask to protect not only yourself, but other people as well. We need all Pennsylvanians to heed these efforts to protect our vulnerable Pennsylvanians, and also our healthcare workers and frontline responders.”

There have been a total of 2,238 Chester County residents who tested negative for the COVID-19 virus to date. Statewide, there is a total of 70,874 patients who tested negative. Of the patients who have tested positive, based on statewide numbers, the age breakdown is as follows:3

  • Less than 1% are aged 0-4;
  • Nearly 1% are aged 5-12;
  • 1% are aged 13-18;
  • 7% are aged 19-24;
  • Nearly 42% are aged 25-49;
  • 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 6, 2020, at 11:43 pm.
3 Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding

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