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Daily Coronavirus Briefing - June 24, 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, 495 positives bring statewide total to 83,191
The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of noon, June 24, that there are 495 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 83,191. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania have cases of COVID-19. There are 6,515 total deaths attributed to COVID-19, an increase of 54 new deaths. Bucks County reports 5,619 cases and a total of 559 deaths; Chester County 3,559 cases and 319 deaths; Delaware County 7,079 cases and 643 deaths; Lehigh County 4,130 cases and 284 deaths; Montgomery County 8,188 cases and 791 deaths; Northampton County 3,339 cases and 259 deaths; Philadelphia 20,949 cases and 1,576 deaths.

New Jersey cases total 169,734
The New Jersey Department of Health announced that as of June 23 there are 169,734 cases of COVID-19 and 12,949 deaths. There are 7,572 Mercer County residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 and 535 people have died. Hunterdon County reports 1,062 cases and 67 deaths.


Gov. Wolf: $2 million awarded in 2019-20 Senior Community Center Grants
Today, Gov. Tom Wolf announced that 60 senior community centers throughout the commonwealth will be the recipients of Pennsylvania Department of Aging’s 2019-20 Senior Community Center grants – totaling $2 million in funding appropriated by the General Assembly from the Pennsylvania Lottery. In Bucks County, Middletown Senior Community Center will receive $30,372 for programs and services.

Wolf administration updates veterinarian guidance to include routine or elective surgeries
The Wolf administration today updated the Guidance on Veterinary Practices amid the COVID-19 Pandemic to allow for non-essential services and routine or elective surgical procedures, like spaying and neutering, to take place.