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Read the latest Philadelphia-area coronavirus updates here

Read the latest Philadelphia-area coronavirus updates here

As the coronavirus tightens its grip on the Philadelphia region and throughout the U.S., testing sites have begun to pop up throughout the region, including one at the stadium complex in South Philadelphia. And, Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw clarifies comments she made about arrests in the city during the pandemic. The Philadelphia Police Department will not “turn a blind eye to crime," she said.

15 people test positive in New Castle County, Delaware

Fifteen people have tested positive for the coronavirus in New Castle County, Del., state officials said Tuesday.
An additional positive test was reported in Sussex County.
One of the New Castle patients has been hospitalized. The Sussex County resident had a “travel-related exposure,” the Delaware Division of Public Health said in a news release. The exposure history of the others was under investigation, it said.
The department offered no additional details. Several of the New Castle County residents who tested positive did so at the ChristianCare Health System drive-through.

Two more medical workers in South Jersey test positive

Two more people in South Jersey, both Inspira Medical Center employees, have tested positive for the coronavirus, Inspira announced Tuesday. One of them has been hospitalized.
Inspira said that on Sunday two patients arrived at the emergency room at the center in Mullica Hill. One of them, who works in the center’s Radiation Oncology Department in Vineland, was considered “high risk” and was admitted. The Vineland facility has been closed temporarily, and patient appointments will be rescheduled.
The other patient, who works in the Surgical Services Departments at facilities in Elmer, Mullica Hill and Vineland, was not symptomatic but tested positive and was sent home to self-quarantine. Patients and staff who had direct contact with this employee have been offered testing as well as mental health counseling.

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