Tag archive for ‘COVID-19’
By Staff On Wednesday, December 30th, 2020

Pennsylvania ban on indoor dining, gyms, school sports to be lifted Jan. 4

By Angela Couloumbis and Jamie Martines of Spotlight PA Gov. Tom Wolf will lift restrictions that temporarily halted indoor dining, shuttered gyms, casinos, and theaters, and suspended in-person sports and extracurricular More...

By Staff On Tuesday, December 8th, 2020

New covid cases in Bucks shatter records

New covid-19 infections in Bucks County continued to shatter records last week, county health officials said Monday. The state reported 3,227 new infections in Bucks from Nov. 29 to Dec. 5, an average of 461 per More...

By Staff On Tuesday, November 24th, 2020

Covid situation in Bucks County deteriorating rapidly

The covid-19 picture in Bucks County has worsened to the point where health officials are giving up on contact tracing. An unprecedented average of 296 new cases per day was reported last week – more than four More...

By Staff On Monday, November 23rd, 2020

Pennsylvania announces new covid-19 measures

With new modeling projecting 22,000 new covid-19 cases per day in Pennsylvania in December, Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today announced new targeted mitigation measures to help More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, November 17th, 2020

New Pennsylvania covid measures call for negative test to enter state from NJ

Deciding whether to take a walk across the bridge to Lambertville and back will get more complicated for New Hope residents starting Friday. Among the “targeted” measures announced Tuesday by Pennsylvania More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, November 16th, 2020

New Hope-Solebury caught in between state, county on whether to close schools

Pennsylvania and Bucks County health officials can’t agree on whether schools should switch to all-virtual learning, and New Hope-Solebury is caught in the middle. Pennsylvania Department of Education officials More...

By Staff On Monday, November 2nd, 2020

Daily increase in Pennsylvania covid cases now highest ever

Daily increases in covid cases in Pennsylvania are now the highest they have ever been since the start of the pandemic. The Pennsylvania Department of Health on Monday confirmed 2,060 new cases, in addition to More...

By Staff On Wednesday, October 21st, 2020

Bucks covid case count increases as fall surge hits Pennsylvania

The fall surge of covid-19 has hit Pennsylvania, state officials said this week. The county’s new case numbers for Oct. 11-17 totaled 265, an average of almost 38 per day, and 36 more than last week’s total More...

By Staff On Tuesday, September 29th, 2020

New covid-19 cases in Bucks County stay steady

Last week’s count of new covid-19 infections remained identical to that of the previous week, as Bucks County added 241 cases to its total, a daily average of about 34. No new covid deaths were reported from Sept. More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

Gov. Wolf to appeal ruling that covid-19 restrictions are unconstitutional

Gov. Tom Wolf pushed back against a federal judge who ruled Monday that key components of the governor’s mitigation strategy are “unconstitutional,” including the decision to temporarily shut down businesses More...