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Posted on: December 17, 2021

Weekly COVID Update Dec. 17

A woman pulling a vaccine dose.

The Bucks County Health Department's weekly COVID-19 report:  

COVID-19 Cases Dec. 9 - Dec. 16
Total Cases* 1554 (+69 from previous week) 
Cases age 0-11 224 (+25 from previous week) 
Cases age 12-18 175 (+40 from previous week) 
Deaths 17 (8 are delayed reports from previous two weeks) 
County Percent Positivity Rate* 11.9% (+1.2% from previous week) 


Snapshots of Dec. 17 
Total COVID Hospitalizations 133 (+25 from previous week) 
Patients on Ventilators 9 (-4 from previous week) 
Fully Vaccinated Residents 363,269 (+4,427 from previous week) 


*Total number of cases includes both confirmed (PCR) and probable (Antigen) cases who were tested each week. Regardless of the type of test, the same public health actions are taken, therefore probable cases are now included in all case counts. 

A map of Bucks County shaded different colors to represent a COVID-19 test positivity average.

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, [email protected]

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