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Daily Coronavirus Briefing for July 16


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This guide with interactive tables, charts and maps illustrates the current status of COVID-19 in Bucks County. These data are updated daily.

See the numbers: Bucks County Coronavirus Summary >>

Department of Health: Over 11.3 million vaccinations to date, 61.5% of  Pennsylvanians age 18 and older fully vaccinated

415 new cases, 247 patients hospitalized and 50 patients in Intensive Care Units 

Harrisburg, PA - The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed that as of noon Friday, July 16, there were 415 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide bringing the statewide total to 1,215,767.

As of 11:59 p.m. Thursday, July 15, there were 4 new deaths identified by the Pennsylvania death registry, reported for a total of 27,786 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

There are 247 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 50 patients are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19.

The trend in the 14-day moving average number of hospitalized patients continues to drop. Statewide percent positivity for the week of July 2 – July 8 stood at 1.2%.

There are 164,094 individuals who have a positive viral antigen test and are considered probable cases and 639 individuals who have a positive serology test and either COVID-19 symptoms or a high-risk exposure. 

There are 4,837,348 individuals who have tested negative to date.

Federal data representing all 67 counties

According to the CDC, as of Thursday, July 15, Pennsylvania ranks 5th among all 50 states for total doses administered. According to the CDC, as of Thursday, July 15, 61.5% of Pennsylvanians age 18 and older are fully vaccinated.

Statewide data representing the 66 counties within the Department of Health’s vaccine jurisdiction

Pennsylvania’s vaccine dashboard was updated on Friday, July 9 to more accurately reflect the number of people who are partially and fully vaccinated in each county outside of Philadelphia, along with demographics of those receiving vaccine. Vaccine providers have administered 11,388,549 total vaccine doses as of Friday, July 16. 5,592,034 people are fully vaccinated; with a seven-day moving average of more than 12,100 people per day receiving vaccinations. 

The department continues to urge Pennsylvanians to follow CDC guidance for wearing a mask where required by law, rule and regulations, including healthcare, local business and workplace guidance. For the protection of themselves and others, individuals who have not yet been vaccinated or are partially vaccinated, are still encouraged to wear a mask when in public.

Numbers by county as of July 16

  • Bucks County: 61,015 cases and 1,331 deaths
  • Chester County: 40,942 cases and 825 deaths
  • Delaware County: 52,530 cases and 1,416 deaths
  • Lehigh County: 39,972 cases and 864 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 70,646 cases and 1,739 deaths
  • Northampton County: 35,993 cases and 718 deaths
  • Philadelphia: 150,841 cases and 3,774 deaths

Data Dashboard: County-specific information and a statewide map >>