PERCENT POSITIVE SETS RECORD AT 18.43 PERCENT! PALM BEACH COUNTY NOW 18.3 PERCENT!
BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — It’s bad. Very, very bad. Florida just logged it’s highest one-day count of new COVID-19 cases ever. The official number for cases logged on Tuesday is 5,499. The percent positive rate has reached an all-time high of 18.43 percent.
The target is 10 percent or less.
In Palm Beach County, 355 new cases were logged on Tuesday and the percent positive rate skyrocketed to 18.3 percent. That’s the highest ever in Palm Beach County. In the simplest of terms, of all cases logged on Tuesday, 18.3 percent were positive.
The “weekly count” of emergency department visits in Palm Beach County for “flu like” and “COVID-like” symptoms is on the way up. See the official Florida Dept. of Health charts, below.
Palm Beach County Commissioners Tuesday passed a “facial covering” mandate which is county-wide. It takes effect as soon as the county administrator signs the document and posts it online.
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