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Daily Coronavirus Briefing for July 29


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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.

See the numbers: Bucks County Coronavirus Summary >>

Department of Health: Over 11.5 million vaccinations to date, 62.6% of Pennsylvanians age 18 and older fully vaccinated

1,088 new cases, 462 patients hospitalized and 87 patients in the Intensive Care Unit 

Harrisburg, PA - The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12 a.m. July 29 that there were 1,088 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 1,223,390.

As of 11:59 p.m., Thursday, July 29, there were four new deaths identified by the Pennsylvania death registry, reported for a total of 27,842 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

There are 462 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 87 patients are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19.

The trend in the 14-day moving average number of hospitalized patients per continues to increase. Statewide percent positivity for the week of July 16 – July 22 stood at 2.6%.

The department continues to urge Pennsylvanians to follow CDC guidance for wearing a mask where required by law, rule and regulations, including healthcare, local business and workplace guidance. For the protection of themselves and others, individuals who have not yet been vaccinated or are partially vaccinated, are still encouraged to wear a mask when in public.

There are 165,337 individuals who have a positive viral antigen test and are considered probable cases and 638 individuals who have a positive serology test and either COVID-19 symptoms or a high-risk exposure.

Federal data representing all 67 counties

According to the CDC, as of Thursday morning, July 28, Pennsylvania ranks 5th among all 50 states for total doses administered. According to the CDC, as of Thursday morning, July 28, 62.6% of Pennsylvanians age 18 and older are fully vaccinated.

Statewide data representing the 66 counties within the Department of Health’s vaccine jurisdiction

Pennsylvania’s vaccine dashboard was updated on Friday, July 9 to more accurately reflect the number of people who are partially and fully vaccinated in each county outside of Philadelphia, along with demographics of those receiving vaccine. Vaccine providers have administered 11,595,294 total vaccine doses as of Thursday, July 29; 5,696,591 people are fully vaccinated; with a seven-day moving average of more than 12,500 people per day receiving vaccinations.

Numbers by county as of July 29

  • Bucks County: 61,457 cases and 1,335 deaths
  • Chester County: 41,210 cases and 826 deaths
  • Delaware County: 52,900 cases and 1,419 deaths
  • Lehigh County: 40,216 cases and 866 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 71,238 cases and 1,740 deaths
  • Northampton County: 36,290 cases and 720 deaths
  • Philadelphia: 151,974 cases and 3,784 deaths

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