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,
PA Department of Health provides update on COVID-19, 511 new positives bring statewide total to 73,405
The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of noon June 3
there are 511 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the
statewide total to 73,405. Today, the state is reporting 75 new deaths
and a total to 5,742 total deaths in Pennsylvania. Bucks County reports
5,737 cases and a total of 519 deaths; Chester County 2,863 cases and
287 deaths; Delaware County 6,548 cases and 576 deaths; Lehigh County
3,802 cases and 239 deaths; Montgomery County 7,242 cases and 702
deaths; Northampton County 3,120 cases and 220 deaths; Philadelphia
18,785 cases and 1,359 deaths. There are 408,269 patients in the state
who have tested negative to date. In the state there are 617 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. The recovery rate has been 67 percent.
New Jersey cases total 163,068
The New Jersey Department of Health announced that as of June 3, there
were 163,068 cases of COVID-19 and 11,880 deaths. There are 7033 Mercer
County residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 and 485 people
have died. Hunterdon County reports 1,006 cases and 61 deaths.
PA elementary and secondary schools can reopen July 1; post-secondary schools by June 5
The state Department of Education announced today that postsecondary
schools, which include colleges, universities, seminaries, trade schools
and adult basic education programs, can have students on campus again
starting June 5. They can reopen if the county they reside in is the
green or yellow phase of Gov. Wolf’s color-coded reopening plan.
Pre-K, elementary, middle, and high schools, may offer in-person
learning again starting July 1 in yellow and green phase counties.
All Pennsylvania counties, including Bucks County, are expected to be in the yellow or green phase by Friday, June 5.
All learning locations must have their reopening plans approved by the
state. Educators must plan to address social distancing concerns while
implementing other COVID-19 precautions and mitigation strategies.
Secretary of State reports smooth election amid historic circumstances
An hour after polling places closed, Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar
reported that yesterday’s primary election in Pennsylvania ran
remarkably smoothly despite unprecedented challenges in the weeks and
months before the voting.
Department of Human Services provides guidance for parents with children returning to child care
The Department of Human Services (DHS) yesterday released a Frequently
Asked Questions guide for families in need of child care and parents
with children that will be returning to a child care facility in
counties moving to the yellow or green phase of reopening. DHS has
previously issued guidance to child care providers in counties that have
moved to the yellow phase.
Wolf administration reminds older adults of their rights regarding stimulus checks
As Pennsylvanians continue to receive federal stimulus payments as part
of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the
Pennsylvania departments of Aging, Human Services (DHS) and Insurance
remind consumers living in long-term care facilities that these checks
belong to them, not the facilities where they live.
Free Emergency Farm Market offered in Lambertville
The City of Lambertville, N.J., in partnership with the local American
Legion, Rolling Harvest Food Rescue, Zone 7 and the North East American
Dairy Association, will host an Emergency Free Farm Market from noon to 2
p.m. this Saturday, June 6. The market will be held at the American
Legion located at 320 N. Union St. in Lambertville, N.J.