Get our newsletters

Bucks County Coronavirus Summary for August 17


Get the stats

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

See the numbers: Bucks County Coronavirus Summary >>

PA Department of Health provides update on COVID-19 – 384 new positives bring statewide total to 124,844

The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of noon, Aug. 17 that there are 384 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 124,844. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania have cases of COVID-19 There are 7,468 total deaths attributed to COVID-19.
Philadelphia cases are not included in today's statewide total because of reporting delays by Philadelphia County. Two-day totals for Philadelphia County will be included in tomorrow's data release.
The number of tests administered within the last 7 days between August 10 and August 16 is 165,521 with 5,608 positive cases. There were 15,447 test results reported to the department through 10 p.m., August 16. These results represent the total number of tests administered.
There are 644 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 1,342,475 patients who have tested negative to date.
Mask-wearing is required in all businesses and whenever leaving home. Consistent mask-wearing is critical to preventing the spread of COVID-19.

Numbers by county

  • Bucks County: 7,441 cases and 583 deaths
  • Chester County: 5,320 cases and 349 deaths
  • Delaware County: 9,731 cases and 713 deaths
  • Lehigh County: 5,073 cases and 341 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 10,433 cases and 859 deaths
  • Northampton County: 4,013 cases and 295 deaths
  • Philadelphia: 27,572 cases and 1,733 deaths

Data Dashboard: County-specific information and a statewide map >>

New Jersey cases total 187,164

The New Jersey Department of Health announced that as of Aug. 17 there are 187,455 cases of COVID-19. There are 8,190 Mercer County residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 and 583 people have died. In Mercer County, there are 8 new cases and also 39 probable deaths from COVID-19. Hunterdon County reports 1,161 cases and 70 confirmed deaths plus 54 probable deaths from COVID-19. There are 3 new cases in Hunterdon County.

View New Jersey statistics by municipality >>