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Coronavirus Briefing

Weekly Coronavirus Briefing for August 3


Total cumulative COVID-19 cases in Pennsylvania at 3,105,341

Harrisburg — The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed that as of Aug. 3, the statewide cumulative total cases of COVID-19 is 3,105,341.

There are 2,562,536 confirmed cases and 542,805 who have a positive viral antigen test and are considered probable cases.

The Pennsylvania death registry reported a cumulative total of 46,261 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

The department continues to urge Pennsylvanians to follow CDC guidance for wearing a mask where required by law, rules, and regulations, including health care, local business and workplace guidance. Wearing a mask is an effective way to reduce the risk of catching or spreading COVID-19.

Numbers by county as of Aug. 3

  • Bucks County: 138,415 cases and 1,984 deaths
  • Chester County: 104,725 cases and 1,198 deaths
  • Delaware County: 125,270 cases and 1,909 deaths
  • Lehigh County: 98,797 cases and 1,282 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 176,174 cases and 2,407 deaths
  • Northampton County: 88,225 cases and 1,138 deaths
  • Philadelphia: 349,958 cases and 5,219 deaths

The Department of Health continues to provide the public with extensive and frequently updated data on both the COVID-19 dashboard and the vaccine dashboard. Both dashboards provide an interactive experience for the user to review statewide and local-level data updated daily.

The department will continue to provide data via online dashboards; however, the dashboards will be updated on a weekly basis.

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