On the morning of April 1, 2020, a total of 3,869 people have confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Tri-State area.
Approximately one third of those cases are just in Philadelphia county where the 1,000 case mark was passed on Monday. Philly also claims the largest death toll in the state with 14 COVID-19 related patient deaths.
One of the first sites of infection, Montgomery County, has the second highest number of cases in Pennsylvania with 570 infected and 6 deaths.
Among the cases in Philadelphia, the hot spots of the county are in Center City, South Philadelphia, and West Philadelphia.
Center City has the most confirmed cases with 106, while the neighborhoods of Cedar Park, Cobb’s Creek and Kingsessing (ZIP Code 19143) have the second highest count at 62.
About 1 in every 5 tests done in Philadelphia has come up positive however that rate can vary from neighborhood to neighborhood. Somerton has seen about 2 in every 5 tests come up positive while Bridesburg and Port Richmond see only 1 in every 10 tests as positive.