In the past seven days, the number of new COVID-19 cases in Chester County has continued to decline, although some areas remain more infected than others, write Sean Adams and Megan Lavey-Heaton for the Harrisburg Patriot-News.
The latest numbers compiled by the Pennsylvania Department of Health highlight the rates of COVID-19 infection in each ZIP Code statewide for the seven days ending March 3, compared to the rates for the seven days prior.
The highest percentage increase in Chester County during this period was in ZIP Code 19333 (Devon), which recorded an increase of five percent to reach 271 cases.
ZIP Codes 19312 (Berwyn), 19087 (Chesterbrook), and 19520 (Elverson) are next with an increase of three percent each.
On a positive note, there is a growing number of places now reporting less or no growth in their number of cases.
These include ZIP Code 19374 (Toughkenamon), which had no new cases, and 19301 (Paoli), which had just one new case.
Read more about the ZIP Codes in Chester County where COVID-19 is spreading the most and the least in the Harrisburg Patriot-News here.