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Daily Coronavirus Briefing for July 21


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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 11.4 million vaccinations to date, 61.9% of  Pennsylvanians age 18 and older fully vaccinated

525 new cases, 302 patients hospitalized and 63 patients in Intensive Care Units 

Harrisburg, PA - The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed that as of noon Wednesday, July 21, there were 525 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 1,217,857.

As of 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, July 20, there were 8 new deaths identified by the Pennsylvania death registry, reported for a total of 27,813 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

There are 302 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 63 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 9 – July 15 stood at 1.7%.

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. 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.

There are 164,473 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 4,857,368 individuals who have tested negative to date.

Federal data representing all 67 counties

According to the CDC, as of Tuesday, July 20, Pennsylvania ranks 5th among all 50 states for total doses administered. According to the CDC, as of Tuesday, July 20, 61.9% 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 11,457,657 total vaccine doses as of Wednesday, July 21. 

5,629,038 people are fully vaccinated; with a seven-day moving average of more than 11,100 people per day receiving vaccinations.

Numbers by county as of July 21

  • Bucks County: 61,148 cases and 1,334 deaths
  • Chester County: 41,005 cases and 825 deaths
  • Delaware County: 52,601 cases and 1,419 deaths
  • Lehigh County: 40,858 cases and 865 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 70,790 cases and 1,739 deaths
  • Northampton County: 36,080 cases and 719 deaths
  • Philadelphia: 151,154 cases and 3,776 deaths

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