COVID-19 positive tests grow statewide and in county

By Mike McGann, Editor, The TImes Testing being done at the state lab in Exton. Courtesy, Pa. Dept. of Health. COVID-19 cases continue to grow in Pennsylvania, with cases statewide spiking to 851 in 40 counties with seven deaths, according to the state Department of Health. In Chester County, numbers jumped again, rising to 41 from 30 yesterday, with 624 tests coming back negative. No one in Chester...

Federal test: County well-prepared for disaster

For third consecutive year, it earned perfect score on readiness assessment By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times For the third year in a row, Chester County received a perfect score in emergency readiness from federal evaluators. For the third consecutive year, Chester County has received a perfect score of 100 on the 2013 Federal Technical Assistance Review (TAR), an annual assessment...