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CORONAVIRUS: PALM BEACH CASES JUMP, PERCENT POSITIVE RISES AGAIN

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MORE THAN 1200 NEW POSITIVE TESTS IN FLORIDA ON THURSDAY

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — At least 230 new cases of COVID-19 were logged in Palm Beach County on Thursday as the percent positive rate rose again to its highest level in 7 days.

The Palm Beach County percent positive rate Thursday was 6.2 percent. It was 5.8 on Wednesday, 3.7 on Tuesday, 5.7 on Monday, 4.9 on Sunday, and 5.0 for the two days prior. The percent positive — simply put — shows the portion of all tests logged that are positive.

The rising percent positive rate in Palm Beach County suggests community spread continues.

Statewide, more than 1200 positive cases were logged on Thursday. The total count in Florida is now 54,496. the death count is 2,413.

In Palm Beach County, 5,765 people have tested positive for COVID-19. The death count in Palm beach County is now 335.

In Boca Raton, the positive count is now 610. In Delray Beach it’s 474. In Boynton it’s 578.

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