UPDATE: Gap Narrows Between Where COVID-19 Is Spreading the Most, Least in Chester County

Ken Knickerbocker
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The number of new COVID-19 cases in Chester County continues to fall, although some areas remain more infected than others.

The number of new COVID-19 cases in Chester County continues to fall, although some areas remain more infected than others, write Sean Adams and Megan Lavey-Heaton for the Harrisburg Patriot-News.

The latest data compiled by the Pennsylvania Department of Health highlights the rates of COVID-19 infection in each ZIP Code statewide for the seven days ending Feb. 17, compared to the seven days prior.

The highest percentage increase in Chester County during this period was in ZIP Code 19372 (Thorndale,) which recorded an increase of six percent to reach a total of 108 cases.

ZIP Codes 19355 (Malvern), 19310 (Atglen), and 19343 (Glenmoore) are next with an increase of three percent each.

In terms of where COVID-19 has spread the least, ZIP Code 19350 (Landenberg) reported an increase of just one percent, while ZIP Codes 19330 (Cochranville) and 19465 (Pottstown) reported increases of less than one percent.

Read more about the ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania where COVID-19 is spreading the most and least in the Harrisburg Patriot-News here.

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