July 2 2020 Covid-19 florida
[Official Florida Department of Health Graphic for Thursday, July 2, 2020. Infection numbers are released the day after they are logged. Today’s report represents tests logged on July 1st.]

BOCA RATON, FL ( — Anyone wondering Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is doing a good job implementing policies and procedures that mitigate COVID-19 need to look no further than Thursday’s report.

Florida added 10,109 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday (reports represent tests logged the day before). The percent positive in Florida for Wednesday’s tests is 14.59. We initially reported 9558 which only includes Florida residents. The DOH has since clarified that the total is 10,109.

In Palm Beach County, 411 new COVID-19 infections were logged on Wednesday. The percent positive dropped back ever so slightly to 12.6 percent.

There are now 158,997 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Florida with 3,617 deaths. At least 15,150 people have been hospitalized with COVID-19 related issues in Florida since monitoring began.

In Palm Beach County, at least 14,859 people have tested positive for COVID-19. 523 people have died.

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