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Bucks County Coronavirus Summary for August 11

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This guide with interactive tables, charts and maps illustrates the current status of COVID-19 in Bucks County. These data are updated daily.

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PA Department of Health provides update on COVID-19 – 828 new positives bring statewide total to 120,281

The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of noon, Aug. 11, that there are 828 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 120,281. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania have cases of COVID-19. There are 7,352 total deaths attributed to COVID-19, an increase of 35 new deaths reported.
 
The number of tests administered within the last 7 days between August 4 and August 10 is 151,455 with 5,298 positive cases. There were 21,755 test results reported to the department through 10 p.m., August 10. These results represent the total number of tests administered.
 
Mask-wearing is required in all businesses and whenever leaving home. Consistent mask-wearing is critical to preventing the spread of COVID-19.
 
There are 643 patients who have a positive serology test and either COVID-19 symptoms or a high-risk exposure, which are considered probable cases and not confirmed cases. There are 1,255,313 patients who have tested negative to date.

Numbers by county

  • Bucks County: 7231 cases and 582 deaths
  • Chester County: 5,148 cases and 348 deaths
  • Delaware County: 9,347 cases and 701 deaths
  • Lehigh County: 4,992 cases and 338 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 10,187 cases and 858 deaths
  • Northampton County: 3,944 cases and 292 deaths
  • Philadelphia: 26,895 cases and 1,710 deaths 
The department is seeing significant increases in the number of COVID-19 cases among younger age groups, particularly 19 to 24-year-olds. An alert was sent to healthcare providers about the changing COVID-19 case demographics, as there are more cases in younger age groups than in those 50-64 and 65+.
 
The following regions saw significant increases among 19 to 24-year-olds in each month from April to present in August:
  • SE – Nearly 5 percent of cases in April to nearly 17 percent of cases so far in August
  • NE – 6 percent of cases in April to approximately 18 percent of cases so far in August
  • SW – Approximately 5 percent of cases in April to nearly 13 percent of cases so far in August
  • SC – Approximately 7 percent of cases in April to nearly 12 percent of cases so far in August
  • NW – Nearly 7 percent of cases in April to nearly 10 percent of cases so far in August
  • NC – Approximately 7 percent of cases in April to nearly 9 percent of cases so far in August
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