BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The percent of people testing positive in Florida is rising. It is a key metric in determining whether Florida has a stable, declining or increasing problem with COVID-19.
Based on the latest numbers, there is potentially a growing problem Florida.
As of mid-day Monday, the percent positive rate in Florida was 8.8 percent. In the simplest terms, that takes all of the tests logged by Florida health officials over the past five days and averages the number of those tests that came back “positive” for COVID-19.
The percent positive rate has risen over the past several days. It is currently 8.8 percent. It was 8.3 percent on Sunday and 7.14 percent on Saturday.
In Florida, there are now at least 46,442 confirmed cases of COVID-19. The death count is 1,997.
In Palm Beach County, at least 4,658 people have tested positive. The death count in Palm Beach County is 275.
In Boca Raton, at least 563 people have tested positive. In Delray Beach the number is 418. In Boynton Beach at least 496 have tested positive.
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