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Posted on: October 18, 2021

COVID Weekly Update: Week of Oct. 11

A woman pulling a vaccine dose.

Bucks County recorded 833 new COVID cases between Oct. 8 and Oct. 14, a decrease of 13 cases compared to the previous week. 

The county’s seven-day case average also decreased from the previous week to 158 new cases per day as of Friday. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the county’s community transmission level remains high. 

Of the new cases, 131 are in children aged 0 to 12 and 76 are in residents aged 12 to 18, according to the Bucks County Health Department. 

As of Monday, there are 84 people with COVID being treated in Bucks County hospitals. At least 17 adults are in intensive care and seven are on ventilators. 

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

More than 4,200 people received a COVID vaccine in Bucks County last week. About 70 percent of the county’s eligible population (aged 12 and up) have received at least one dose of vaccine and 62 percent are fully vaccinated. 

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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