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Daily Coronavirus Briefing - May 27, 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.

PA Department of Health provides update on COVID-19, 780 new positives bring statewide total to 69,417
The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of noon May 27 that there are 780 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 69,417. Today, the state is reporting 113 new deaths and a total to 5,265 total deaths in Pennsylvania. Bucks County reports 4,930 cases and a total of 473 deaths; Chester County 2,504 cases and 260 deaths; Delaware County 6,289 cases and 532 deaths; Lehigh County 3,699 cases and 215 deaths; Montgomery County 6,738 cases and 644 deaths; Northampton County 2,958 cases and 203 deaths; Philadelphia 17,859 cases and 1,262 deaths. There are 349,990 patients in the state who have tested negative to date. In the state there are 576 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.


Hunterdon Freeholder Director calls on CVS and Rite Aid to offer COVID-19 testing in county
Hunterdon County Freeholder Board Director Shaun C. Van Doren has requested that CVS and Rite Aid pharmacies offer COVID-19 testing in at least one of their pharmacies located in Hunterdon County, in order to increase testing that health officials say protects the community and allows for a quicker reopening of businesses and other day-to-day activities and events.

Hunterdon County resumes residential bulk waste drop-off
Hunterdon County Freeholder Board Director Shaun C. Van Doren announced at the May 19 Freeholder Board meeting that residential bulk waste drop-off will resume this Saturday, May 30, at the Petticoat Lane Transfer Station in Clinton Township, N.J.