Bucks County health officials announced Monday the first coronavirus-related death for the month of July.
The 96-year-old woman was a resident at a long term care facility and had underlying health conditions.
This makes for 511 deaths due to COVID-19 in the county, 80 percent of whom were residents of long term care facilities.
Meantime, the county reported an average of 22 new cases per day Friday through Monday.
A quarter of these cases were the result of out-of-state travel. A larger percentage were the result of household contacts.
“We’re continuing to do well here in Bucks County,” said Dr. David Damsker, director of the county health department. “Our baseline numbers have remained relatively static, even though we still have cases related to travel.”
This brings the total number of confirmed positives to 5,762. More than 4,000 have made full recoveries.