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CORONAVIRUS: MORE THAN 40,000 INFECTED IN FLORIDA, BOCA RATON HITS MILESTONE

Florida Covid-19 News

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — There are now at least 40,001 people infected with COVID-19 in Florida. The death count in Florida is now at least 1,715.

As Palm Beach County prepares to move to “Phase One” reopening on Monday, May 11th, Boca Raton has passed a landmark. There are now at least 501 people who have tested positive for COVID-19 in the City of Boca Raton. In Delray Beach, at least 380 have now tested positive. In Boynton Beach, the number is 440.

In all of Palm Beach County, there are now at least 3,798 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with a death count of 237. At least 618 people are — or have been — hospitalized with COVID-19 related issues since monitoring of the pandemic began.


By age: the range of those infected spans “0” to 104. The median age is now 53.

By gender: 1,910 of those infected in Palm Beach County identity as male, 1,811 identify as female. There is “no data” for five of those infected. By percentage, it’s 51-percent male to 49-percent female.


By race, 642 of those infected in PBC identify as Black, 1,695 identify as White. 416 identify as “other” with “no data” for 973.

By ethnicity: 862 identify as Hispanic, 1,797 as “not-Hispanic,” 1,067 as “no data.”


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