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Daily Coronavirus Briefing - July 11, 2020


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, updated daily.

Department of Health provides update on COVID-19, 813 positives bring statewide total to 94,689
The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of noon, July 11, that there are 813 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 94,689. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania have cases of COVID-19. There are 6,880 total deaths attributed to COVID-19, an increase of 32 new deaths reported.

The number of new cases in Allegheny County increased by 215 cases overnight. Philadelphia County increased by 105 cases overnight.

Bucks County reports 6,064 cases and a total of 572 deaths; Chester County 3,992 cases and 333 deaths; Delaware County 7,513 cases and 668 deaths; Lehigh County 4,424 cases and 324 deaths; Montgomery County 8,828 cases and 829 deaths; Northampton County 3,546 cases and 279 deaths; Philadelphia 22,840 cases and 1,636 deaths.

The number of tests administered within the past 7 days between July 4 and July 10 is 132,648 with 5,135 positive test results.


Human Services reminds Pennsylvanians to apply for housing, utility and emergency assistance programs
Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller today encouraged Pennsylvanians who have been affected financially by the COVID-19 public-health crisis to take advantage of programs designed to help with rent payments and utility bills. Miller also advised of the upcoming July 12 deadline to apply for the Emergency Assistance Program, a one-time cash assistance program for families and pregnant women who have lost income or employment due to COVID-19.

Wolf administration awards nearly $19 million for homelessness assistance and prevention
Today, Gov. Tom Wolf announced nearly $19 million in funding awards to assist in mitigating the impacts of the coronavirus on homeless families and individuals and to prevent future homelessness across the commonwealth.


New Hope Celebrates cancels live Pride celebration
New Hope Celebrates has decided not to go forward with the Pride Parade and Fair in 2020. Instead, virtual events are being planned throughout the year.

Yardley fundraising event benefits Canine Companions for Independence
Canine Companions for Independence DogFest will host a fundraising event with two local businesses, Commonplace Reader Bookstore and the Yardley Ice House, 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, July 11 in Yardley.