COVID-19 information: The City's Business Activity and Stay at Home Order is in effect until further notice. For the latest information, visit Text COVIDPHL to 888-777 to receive updates to your phone.
In effect: 10:15 a.m. on Tuesday, March 17 until further notice

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)


This page is updated regularly with the latest information and resources about COVID-19 in Philadelphia.

Current situation and risk to Philadelphia

  • Number of cases of COVID-19 in Philadelphia:
  • Number of negative test results of COVID-19 in Philadelphia:
  • Overall risk in Philadelphia: high risk of community transmission

Last updated:

COVID-19 tracking in Philadelphia: See test results.

City is contacting people who have tested positive for COVID-19

The Philadelphia Department of Public Health is sending texts and emails to contact individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19, or who may have come in contact with a person with COVID-19.

Individuals are asked to complete a brief survey to help the Health Department better understand and monitor the spread of COVID-19 in Philadelphia.  Questions address demographic details, signs and symptoms, and information about exposure history, travel, and hospitalization. Participation is voluntary.

Press updates

View live streams of press updates by Mayor Kenney, Health Commissioner Tom Farley, and other City officials.

Press updates are held at 1 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Video archive

To view archived press releases about COVID-19 coronavirus, visit the City’s news archives.

Restrictions on business activity

The City has issued a Business Activity and Stay at Home Order detailing restrictions on business activity in Philadelphia in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. These new restrictions take effect on Monday, March 23, 2020, at 8 a.m.

Find out what you need to know about the Business Activity and Stay at Home Order.

Read our guidance for essential businesses and organizations.

Events and public gatherings

All public and private gatherings of any number of people occurring outside a single household or living unit are prohibited.