CORONAVIRUS: Memorial Day FL Death Count Now 2,252, Infections Near 52,000

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BOCA RATON, FL ( — There is a new batch of numbers just released by the Florida Department of Health.

There are now at least 51,746 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Florida. The death count has risen to 2,252.

The percent positive rate — which provides context to an increase in positive tests — is not yet available as of mid-day Monday. We will update once that number is released.

At least 9,424 people in Florida are — or have been — hospitalized with COVID-19-related issues in Florida since the pandemic began.

In Palm Beach County, at least 5,355 people have tested positive for COVID-19. The death count is now up to 315. Hospitalizations have risen to 1,1078.

In Boca Raton, at least 595 people are confirmed positive. In Delray Beach the number is 459. In Boynton Beach at least 556 people have tested positive for COVID-19.

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