Local patients in Pennsylvania may need to take extra precautions to prevent COVID-19. Recent updates from the Department of Public Health and local community reports indicate that the virus is not slowing down anytime soon. AFC Urgent Care Warrington has updates and COVID-19 advisories below to help keep you safe during the pandemic.
Additionally, if a patient needs to book COVID-19 at a local urgent care center or a nearby COVID-19 testing facility they can always visit us. AFC Urgent Care Warrington is a COVID-19 testing location that offers antibody testing and swab testing for patients. Simply book an appointment online and get screened to find out if you had a previous or active COVID-19 infection.
Below are just the latest updates from the state including new case counts, case growth, and other important information related to patient safety:
PA Statewide totals of COVID-19 reach 92,148 cases
The Department of Public Health confirmed that statewide cases of COVID-19 brought the state total to nearly 92,148 cases currently. The DPH stated that all counties in PA have cases of COVID-19 and that the number of new cases increased by 849 in the opening week of July.
Currently, there are nearly 6,812 COVID-19 deaths in the state as testing continues to ramp up. The state estimates that 112,000 + tests have been administered for patients. Hospitalizations in the state from coronavirus are mostly patients 65 and older. Per the DPH:
There are 635 patients who have a positive serology test and either COVID-19 symptoms or a high-risk exposure, which are considered probable cases and not confirmed cases. There are 774,378 patients who have tested negative to date. Of the patients who have tested positive to date the age breakdown is as follows:
Nearly 1% are ages 0-4;
1% are ages 5-12;
Nearly 3% are ages 13-18;
Nearly 8% are ages 19-24;
37% are ages 25-49;
Nearly 24% are ages 50-64; and
Nearly 27% are ages 65 or older.Source: PA Department of Public Health
Bucks County has 5,425 confirmed cases with 40,515 negative cases (July-9-2020)
The active infections dashboard from the DPH reports that there are 5,425 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Bucks Country with 542 new probable cases and 40,515 negative cases reported so far. Since the end of May 2020, daily cases dropped significantly while cumulative cases are starting to flatten. However, patients still need to be highly cautious as cases may spike. Frequent testing, monitoring, and social distancing help to keep local towns informed and safe from potential COVID risks.
Staying on top of the latest news and trends is key for personal safety. The news cycle tends to constantly update at the state and national level, but following town-specific news and state updates are a great way to stay informed. Use this information to keep your family healthy and safe as the country navigates the coronavirus pandemic.