BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The number of deaths in Palm Beach County related to COVID-19 is now at least 69. The age range of those who have died is 41 to 96. The last death reported by Florida officials is April 4th, suggesting a multi-day delay in data.
The latest numbers from the Florida Department of Health reveals at least 1,224 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Palm Beach County, with 621 men and 591 women infected. There are 12 people unaccounted for in the latest update.
At the local level, there are now 214 infected in Boca Raton, 170 in Boynton Beach and 164 in Delray Beach.
Numbers are expected to rise in South Palm Beach County over the next several days as the first official testing facility in the area is now open. Tests results take approximately five days to be returned and recording, suggesting a spike in numbers could come over the weekend — the testing site opened on Tuesday.