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Bucks County Coronavirus Summary for August 22


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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 – 796 new positives bring statewide total to 128,429

The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of noon, Aug. 22 that there are 796 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 128,429. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania have cases of COVID19. There are 7,558 total deaths attributed to COVID-19, an increase of 20 new deaths reported.
Philadelphia is reporting an increase of 115 cases.
The number of tests administered within the last 7 days between August 15 and August 21 is 156,165 with 4,629 positive cases. There were 23,374 test results reported to the department through 10 p.m., August 21. These results represent the total number of tests administered.
There are 645 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 1,412,124 patients who have tested negative to date. Of the patients who have tested positive to date the age breakdown is as follows:
“The mitigation efforts in place now are essential as the new school year approaches and we work to ensure our children can get back to learning,” Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine said. “Wearing a mask, practicing social distancing, and following the requirements set forth in the orders for bars and restaurants, gatherings and telework will help keep our case counts low. Together, as Pennsylvanians, we each have a part to play in working to ensure that cases of COVID-19 remain low.”
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: 7,562 cases and 584 deaths
  • Chester County: 5,419 cases and 351 deaths
  • Delaware County: 10,011 cases and 719
  • Lehigh County: 5,119 cases and 342 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 10,667 cases and 861 deaths
  • Northampton County: 4,050 cases and 296 deaths
  • Philadelphia: 28,225 cases and 1,758 deaths

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