CORONAVIRUS: From Zero To Nearly 200 Palm Beach County Deaths In Two Months

Florida Covid-19 News

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Two months ago today there were no deaths from COVID-19 in Palm Beach County.

But as we start May, there are now at least 186 recorded deaths related to COVID-19. Statewide, the death count is at least 1,268.

The first daily numbers from the Florida Department of Health shows that May starts with at least 33,699 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state.


In Palm Beach County, at least 440 people are — or have been — hospitalized with COVID-19 related symptoms.


By age, the median age of those infected in PBC has dropped to 55.

By gender: 1,459 of those infected in the county identity as male. 1,444 identify as female. One person is listed as “no data.”

By race: 382 of those infected identity as black, 1,049 as white, 214 as other and 1,259 as “unknown.”

By ethnicity: 383 identify as Hispanic, 1,146 as “not-Hispanic” and 1,375 as “unknown.”

In Boca Raton, there are at least 446 cases. In Delray the count is 331. In Boynton Beach the confirmed COVID-19 count is 375,


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