Florida COVID-19 Deaths Rise, Positivity Rate Up

  • by
Florida News

Palm Beach County Reports Slight Positivity Rate Decline, But Deaths Continue

Florida News

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida COVID-19 death count rose by 183 on Monday through 11:59 p.m., as 2,770 new positive COVID-19 infections were added to the books as well. The positivity rate — which was 5.18-percent on Sunday, jumped to 7.49-percent on Monday. The positivity rate is the highest in more than a week, according to the Florida Department of Health.

In Palm Beach County, 5 COVID-19 deaths were recorded on Monday through 11:59 p.m. with 142 new infections. The positivity rate in Palm Beach County dropped a tad to 4.89-percent. It was 5.41-percent on Sunday. Again, these numbers are reported by the Florida Department of Health. Johns Hopkins reports Florida’s positivity rate as 13.8-percent over a 7-day rolling average.

There are now 605,502 confirmed COVID-19 infections in Florida with 10,580 deaths.


In Palm Beach County, the total case count is 40,853 with 1,066 deaths.



Content copyright © 2020 Metro Desk Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Broadcast stations must credit BocaNewsNow.com on air. Print must refer to BocaNewsNow.com. Online must link to BocaNewsNow.com. We have agreements with several organizations. Contact news (at) bocanewsnow.com.

COMMENTING INDICATES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF OUR POLICIES WHICH YOU CAN READ BY CLICKING “POLICIES” ABOVE.