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Bucks County Coronavirus Summary for August 18

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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 – 735 new positives bring statewide total to 125,579

The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of noon, Aug. 18 that there are 735 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 125,579. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania have cases of COVID-19. There are 7,499 total deaths attributed to COVID-19, an increase of 31 new deaths reported.
 
Philadelphia reported 208 cases – a two-day total for August 17 and August 18.
 
The number of tests administered within the last 7 days between August 11 and August
17 is 162,293 with 5,992 positive cases. There were 18,926 test results reported to the
department through 10 p.m., August 17. 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
1,353,987 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: 7,458 cases and 584 deaths
  • Chester County: 5,346 cases and 349 deaths
  • Delaware County: 9,793 cases and 715 deaths
  • Lehigh County: 5,085 cases and 341 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 10,479 cases and 859 deaths
  • Northampton County: 4,014 cases and 296 deaths
  • Philadelphia: 27,780 cases and 1,743 deaths

 

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