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Three More Older Residents With COVID-19 Die


Medical staff move a patient during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The COVID-19 death toll in Bucks County rose on Easter Sunday.

Bucks County officials reported three new deaths, bringing the total to 38. Statewide, there have been 507 deaths.

A 72-year-old woman, a 72-year-old man, and a 90-year-old man died. All three had underlying health conditions, county officials said.

Continuing the recent trend, essential workers and residents in close-quarter living facilities are bearing the brunt of the recent spread of COVID-19.

As of Sunday night, 86 residents were in the hospital and 24 on ventilators in critical condition.

County officials said 191 people have recovered from COVID-19.


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Tom Sofield

Tom Sofield

Tom Sofield has covered news in Bucks County for five years for both newspaper and online publications. In 2012, Tom was honored at the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association Foundation's Keystone Press Awards for his coverage of President Obama's visit to Falls Township in 2011. When he's not covering news in the area, Tom enjoys checking out the newest restaurants and bars, exploring forgotten places of industry in the area, going to local parks and spending time with his friends and family. If there's one thing you should know about Tom, he is a local news junkie through and through. Email: tom@newtownpanow.com Phone: 215-431-1001