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Bucks County Coronavirus Summary for August 20


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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 – 791 new positives bring statewide total to 126,940

The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of noon, Aug. 20 that there are 791 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 126,940. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania have cases of COVID19. There are 7,538 total deaths attributed to COVID-19, an increase of 15 new deaths reported.

Allegheny is reporting an increase of 100 cases and Philadelphia is reporting an increase of 109 cases.

The number of tests administered within the last 7 days between August 13 and August 19 is 161,638 with 5,019 positive cases. There were 22,765 test results reported to the department through 10 p.m., August 19. 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 1,386,071 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 7,572 cases and 584 deaths
  • Chester County 5,379 cases and 350 deaths
  • Delaware County 9,906 cases and 717 deaths
  • Lehigh County 5,103 cases and 342 deaths
  • Montgomery County 10,568 cases and 860 deaths
  • Northampton County 4,036 cases and 296 deaths
  • Philadelphia 27,970 cases and 1,754 deaths