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FLORIDA: DEATHS SOAR, POSITIVITY RATE UP, HERE WE GO AGAIN

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FLORIDA LOGS ANOTHER 245 DEATHS, WILL PASS 500,000 INFECTIONS TODAY

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Time to remove the rose colored sunglasses in Florida. The two days of decline — perfectly in sync with reduced testing due to Hurricane Isaias — are over. Florida recored 245 COVID-19 deaths on Monday through 11:59 p.m. with 5,417 new COVID-19 infections. The positivity rate shot up over 10 percent to 10.88.

In Palm Beach County, 16 new deaths were added on Monday through 11:59 with 318 new cases. The positivity rate in Palm Beach County held at 9.8 percent — a 7 day high. While that positivity rate is reported by the State of Florida, Palm Beach County itself is reporting a positivity rate of 13.01 percent.

In total: there are at least 34,929 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Florida with 861 deaths. In all of Florida, there are 497,330 confirmed COVID-19 cases with 7,402 deaths. Florida will cross the 500,000 mark later today.



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