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Posted on: October 12, 2021

COVID Weekly Update: Week of Oct. 4

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Bucks County recorded 846 new cases of COVID-19 between Oct. 4 and Oct. 8, an increase of 198 cases compared to the previous week.

Of the new cases, 135 are in children aged 0-11 and 96 are in residents aged 12-18, according to the Bucks County Department of Health

The county’s seven-day average on Saturday was at 181 cases. On Monday, Oct. 11, the county’s seven-day average was at 162, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health

As of Tuesday, at least 78 people are being treated for COVID in Bucks County hospitals. Twenty are in intensive care and six are on ventilators. 

A map of Bucks County shaded different colors to show a 7-day positive COVID-19 test average.

Nearly 70 percent of eligible residents (aged 12 and up) had by Tuesday received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. At least 62 percent of the eligible population (aged 12 and up) were fully vaccinated. About 3,350 shots were administered last week.

For a full list of vaccine providers in Bucks County and locations where COVID vaccines are being offered, check Bucks County’s Coronavirus Testing/Vaccination Information page.

To find the vaccination clinics nearest you, text your zip code to 438829. 

Media Contact: Charlotte Reese, 215-348-6430, ckreese@buckscounty.org

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