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COVID-19: Big Percent Positive Jump For Palm Bach County, Now 14.4 Percent

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — COVID-19 continues to spread like wildfire in Palm Beach County where the percent positive of the latest round of tests logged is 14.4 — that’s a monumental leap from the 9.7 percent reported on Monday. Palm Beach County aded 435 positive tests on Monday.

Reports are released by the Florida Department of Health the day after they are logged.

Statewide, Florida added 6,012 positive tests on Monday according to the report released on Tuesday. The percent positive for the state is the same as Palm Beach County — 14.4 percent.

There are now at least 152,434 infections statewide with at least 3,505 deaths. In Palm Beach County, the official infection count is 14,004 with 510 deaths.


Paul Saperstein


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