Health Department Is Seemingly Delaying Numbers, Waiting Days In Some Cases To Report Deaths
BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A big jump in numbers since our 5 p.m. Friday broadcast update. As of 9 p.m. Friday night, Boca Raton reports 45 cases of confirmed COVID-19, Delray Beach reports 33 and Boynton Beach reports 36.
There are now five deaths in Palm Beach county. A 76 year old female, an 83 year old man, an 88 year old man, an 85 year old female and a 90 year old female. Only one of those cases — the 76 year old woman — was travel related.
Palm Beach County is reporting a total of 230 cases of infected people.
Some of these deaths go back to March 22nd, but are just now being reported by the Florida Department of Health. It is unclear why there is a multi-day delay.
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