Bucks County Coronavirus Summary
Welcome to the Bucks County 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-2019) guide.
This page has the latest information on coronavirus in the county,
Department of Health provides update on COVID-19, 636 positives bring statewide total to 87,242
The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of noon, July
1, that there are 636 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing
the statewide total to 87,242. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania have
cases of COVID-19. There are 6,687 total deaths attributed to COVID-19,
an increase of 38 new deaths. Bucks County reports 5,777 cases and a
total of 565 deaths; Chester County 3,731 cases and 325 deaths; Delaware
County 7,230 cases and 655 deaths; Lehigh County 4,258 cases and 300
deaths; Montgomery County 8,483 cases and 804 deaths; Northampton County
3,425 cases and 268 deaths; Philadelphia 21,724 cases and 1,611 deaths.
There are 633 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 689,562 patients who have
tested negative to date.
Quick look: Reported cases and deaths
New Jersey cases total 171,667
Bucks County reports 5,777 cases and a total of 565 deaths; Chester
County 3,731 cases and 325 deaths; Delaware County 7,230 cases and 655
deaths; Lehigh County 4,258 cases and 300 deaths; Montgomery County
8,483 cases and 804 deaths; Northampton County 3,425 cases and 268
deaths; Philadelphia 21,724 cases and 1,611 deaths.
The New Jersey Department of Health announced that as of July 1 there
are 171,667 cases of COVID-19 and 13,181 deaths. There are 7,659 Mercer
County residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 and 539 people
have died. In Mercer County, there are 29 new cases and also 38 probable
deaths from COVID-19. Hunterdon County reports 1,080 cases and 69
deaths plus 55 probable deaths from COVID-19. There are 4 new cases in
More than 310,000 Pennsylvanians receive rebates early to provide support during COVID-19 pandemic
Gov. Tom Wolf and Treasurer Joe Torsella today announced more than
310,000 Pennsylvanians have received their rebates early through the
Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program, which provides support to older
homeowners, renters and people with disabilities.
Arts, Culture & Recreation
Michener Art Museum and Mercer Museum to welcome visitors back July 23; Member-only days July 20, 21 and 22
With Bucks County making its transition to the “green” phase, the
Michener Art Museum and Mercer Museum will jointly re-open their doors
and welcome back visitors beginning Monday, July 20, with three special
member-only preview days on July 20, 21, and 22. Both institutions will
officially open to the public on Thursday, July 23.
The Michener and Mercer museums are following CDC recommendations and
taking new measures to ensure safe environments. While each museum will
have its own set of guidelines, both will be implementing timed
ticketing, limited capacities, and social distancing. In accordance with
the Borough of Doylestown, masks will be required in all indoor spaces.
or call 215-340-9800. Visit mercermuseum.org
or call 215-345-0210.
The Old Barracks Museum re-opens to visitors on July 2
The gates at The Old Barracks Museum in Trenton, N.J., are being
reopened to visitors on Thursday, July 2. Tickets to see the National
Historic Landmark must be pre-purchased online at www.barracks.org at
least one day prior to visiting. Masks are required to be worn by
visitors, staff, and volunteers at all times. Visitation is limited to
one group of no more than 10 people at a time to comply with the State
of New Jersey’s mandate on capacity reductions. The museum will be open
Tuesday through Saturday. Visitation policy and hours are subject to
change; visit www.barracks.org for the most current guidelines.
Philadelphia museums jointly announce reopening
Following a closure of over three months to protect against the spread
of COVID-19, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, the
Barnes Foundation, Eastern State Penitentiary, The Franklin Institute,
the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), the Philadelphia
Museum of Art and the Rodin Museum have jointly announced plans to
reopen with new health and safety protocols for staff and visitors, as
state and city restrictions begin to lift.
Hunterdon County Library reopens with modified schedule and services effective July 6
Hunterdon Freeholder Board member Zach T. Rich has announced the
reopening of the Hunterdon County Main and North County Branch
libraries, starting July 6, with a modified schedule and services for
patrons, as directed by the state’s Administrative Order 2020-15.