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Daily Coronavirus Briefing - June 20, 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, 504 positives bring statewide total to 81,266
The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of noon, June 20, that there are 504 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 81,266. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania have cases of COVID-19. There are 6,419 total deaths attributed to COVID-19, an increase of 20 new deaths. As of June 19, Bucks County reports 5,510 cases and a total of 551 deaths; Chester County 3,437 cases and 313 deaths; Delaware County 7,003 cases and 634 deaths; Lehigh County 4,024 cases and 277 deaths; Montgomery County 8,046 cases and 780 deaths; Northampton County 3,284 cases and 250 deaths; Philadelphia 20,404 cases and 1,550 deaths.

There are 631 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 556,461 patients who have tested negative to date.


Fitzpatrick, Lamb lead bipartisan effort to support veterans
On June 19, U.S. Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) and Conor Lamb (PA-17) led a coalition of bipartisan members in a letter to Senate and House leadership advocating for the needs of the nation’s veterans, transitioning service members and their families in the next COVID-19 legislative response package.

Community Support

Quakertown School District to begin summer meals program
For the first time, the Quakertown Community School District has instituted a free summer meal service for all children 18 and under. The service is scheduled to run from June 23 through Aug. 20.


PennDOT driver’s skills test appointment scheduling now open
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) reminds customers beginning today any customer in need of an appointment for a skills test, including motorcycle skills tests, may now schedule online by visiting or by contacting the PennDOT Driver and Vehicle Services Call Center at 717-412-5300.