COVID-19 FLORIDA: Friday Brings Death, Infection Rise In Palm Beach County

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FIVE DAYS OF INFECTION INCREASES AFTER STATE PROMOTES DROP

FIVE DAYS OF INCREASES IN FLORIDA FOR COVID-19 INFECTIONS. (FLORIDA DEPT. OF HEALTH GRAPHIC).

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The COVID-19 numbers continue to rise in Florida and Palm Beach County.

The Florida Department of Health reports 4,730 new COVID-19 infections with 119 new COVID-19 deaths — all logged Thursday through 11:59 p.m. The infection count is the highest in the past five days, and continues and five day upward climb. There are now at least 10,168 confirmed COVID-19 deaths in Florida, with 593,286 COVID-19 infections.

In Palm Beach County, 261 new infections were added on Thursday through 11:59 p.m. with 9 new COVID-19 deaths. The death count in Palm Beach County is now 1,048 with 40,157 confirmed COVID-19 infections. At least 3,096 people have been hospitalized in Palm Beach County with COVID-19 as the primary diagnosis. The positivity rate — according to the Florida Department of Health — is 5.18 percent in Palm Beach County.


The Florida statewide positivity rate is 6.83 percent according to the Dept. of Health. Johns Hopkins, however, reports Florida’s positivity rate as 14.7-percent.



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2 thoughts on “COVID-19 FLORIDA: Friday Brings Death, Infection Rise In Palm Beach County”

  1. Could you people be any more dishonest? The rolling 7 day Average is more than 60% off its high and the current covid-19 hospitalizations in the State of Florida are down by almost half. Both numbers are continuing to fall quickly. Do u not think people will check? Ethics outweighed by agenda has accelerated the irrelevance of newspapers. 👏

    Uneducated commenters are more irrelevant than newspapers. The numbers come directly from the Florida dept of health. If you don’t like the metrics the department is reporting, take it up with them. We live the “shoot the messenger” approach.

    1. I agree with the above comment. Why are you so NEGATIVE about our progress . As I read your article, I am listening to the mayor of the Palm Beach who is saying exactly the opposite of your article. Where do you get this information from John Hopkins?
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      The inability of some of our readers to research is truly astonishing. Perhaps theyare too busy dreaming about Don and Ron. At any rate, here is the Johns Hopkins data cited universally.

      https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/region/us/florida

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