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CORONAVIRUS: MORE THAN 36,000 CASES NOW IN FLORIDA, DEATHS APPROACH 1400

Florida Covid-19 News

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Much of Florida starts to reopen in a matter of hours against the backdrop of 36,078 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state and a death count that now stands at a minimum of 1,379.

The Sunday morning numbers from the Florida Department of Health paint a picture of continued flip flopping on the “new case” count as a well as the death count. Notably, the death count is now updating several days behind “reality.” The most current numbers — while just released — are based on counts from April 30th. Today is May 3rd.

In Palm Beach County, the infected count now stands at a minimum of 3,130 and the death count is 196. Statistically, it is likely to pass 200 in the next update.


At least 477 people in Palm Beach County are — or have been — hospitalized with COVID-19 related issues.

The median age of those infected in Palm Beach County remains at 55. The male/female split, according to the department of health, remains 50/50.


In Boca Raton, at least 452 are confirmed positive with COVID-19, in Boynton Beach the count is 388, in Delray Beach the number is 340.


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