Thursday, October 22, 2020
Thursday, October 22, 2020

Delco announced 57 new COVID-19 cases and one death overnight
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Delaware County has 57 additional cases, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 364, Your Content has learned. Also, officials announced one new coronavirus-related death, bringing the total number of deaths to six in the county.

Officials in Pennsylvania announced 756 additional cases of COVID-19 in the state, bringing the total number to 4,843.

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The Chester County Health Department has confirmed a 56-year-old male from Yeadon Borough has passed away from COVID-19. 

County officials released a statement Tuesday night, reading in part:

“Delaware County Council extends its deepest condolences to his loved ones and the community.”

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“Delaware County Council continues to urge residents to follow Governor Wolf’s Stay at Home Order, which will help prevent the spread of the virus and protect our community.  Please also remember to adhere to social distancing during essentials functions like food shopping or purchasing food. These measures will help mitigate the virus and protect our community.”


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The COVID-19 pandemic can cause fear and anxiety for some residents and there are additional stressors added for some due to loss of jobs. Social distancing and isolation can also be difficult for some residents. The County’s Department of Human Services has some resources and coping strategies available here.

Food assistance is available to residents in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Schools and organizations across the County are providing grab and go meals to residents in need. An interactive map with locations and information about food assistance can be found here.

Residents or organizations who would like to donate protective and medical supplies and equipment and also in-kind donations can call 1-800-253-3102 or email: [email protected].

The County has a website dedicated to information on the Coronavirus, including prevention, resources and a FAQ section with links to the Chester County Health Department, the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the CDC.

The Chester County Health Department has updated their website to include data and maps for Delaware County COVID-19 cases. Residents can visit the website for COVID-19 data and information on how to keep themselves, their family and friends, and the community healthy.

It can also be accessed on the Delaware County’s COVID-19 website by clicking on the blue COVID-19 banner. 

There are two local numbers for residents to call for COVID-19 related resources and questions. Residents can call the Chester County Health Department Hotline at 610-344-6225.

They have staff on site from 8:30am-4:30pm, seven days a week answering questions. They have also partnered with the Greater Philadelphia Coronavirus Helpline, which is staffed 24/7. Residents can call 1-800-722-7112.


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