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Florida COVID-19 Deaths Rise, Positivity Rate Up

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

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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.

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