Eighteen more COVID-19 cases and four deaths were reported today by the Bucks County Health Department.
Three of the cases were delayed reports that no longer are infectious. Of the remaining 15, four were attributed to community spread, three are residents or workers at long-term care facilities, three were infected at work, two were from household contacts, one occurred in a healthcare setting and one is a prison inmate. Four have not been interviewed yet.
All four of the people with COVID-19 who died were residents of long-term care facilities with underlying health conditions. They ranged in age from 86 to 96, and three of the deaths occurred in May.
Bucks County has had 5,047 residents test positive for the coronavirus since the pandemic began, 482 of whom have died and 2,152 of whom are confirmed to have recovered.
Eighty-two Bucks County patients are hospitalized, 16 of them in critical condition and on ventilators.
Statistics, charts and other coronavirus-related information can be found on the county’s data portal: https://covid19-bucksgis.hub.arcgis.com. An interactive Bucks County map showing numbers of active infections by municipality can be found here.