Despite Overall Drop In Cases, Seven COVID-19 Patient Deaths Reported –

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Bucks County reported 44 new COVID-19 cases and seven deaths on Friday.

Of the seven people that died, all had underlying health conditions, and five lived in long-term care facilities. The Bucks Countians with COVID-19 who died were between the ages of 67 and 97.

The county broke down the 44 new cases: 19 were residents or workers at long-term care facilities, seven caught the virus through household contacts, three were healthcare workers, three were infected at essential workplaces, and two were attributed to community spread. The rest were unable to be reached by contact tracers.

In recent weeks, Bucks County has seen the number of confirmed new COVID-19 cases drop.

As of Friday night, 110 Bucks County residents were in hospitals and 23 in critical condition on ventilators due to COVID-19.

A total of 1,407 people have recovered from COVID-19.

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