Latest Report Indicates Significant COVID Infection Rate For Palm Beach County Children
BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County School District today will ask parents to consider whether they want “in person” or “distance learning” for their children. The question comes as the Florida Department of Health reports a pediatric positivity rate of 14.3-percent in Palm Beach County.
That number is exceptionally high and is NOT impacted by the Quest “data dump” reported on Monday. The pediatric positivity rate in Palm Beach County has hovered at this level for weeks.
The Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics says in-person school should not resume until the positivity rate is consistently in the range of 3 to 5 percent. Palm Beach County’s pediatric rate is among the highest in the state, with only Miami-Dade and Broward County reporting higher numbers in similarly-sized counties.
The latest Florida Department of Health report focuses on children under age 18.
Content copyright © 2022 Metro Desk Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. BocaNewsNow.com ® is a registered trademark. BocaRudeton™ is a trademark of MetroDesk Media, LLC. Sirens™ is a trademark of MetroDesk Media, LLC. “You hear sirens, we know where they went,”™ is a trademark of MetroDesk Media, LLC. “Don’t Want To Be Seen Here? Don’t Be Rude Here!™” is a trademark of MetroDesk Media, LLC. We vigorously protect our intellectual property and journalistic product. 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. Call 866-4-FL-NEWS. Arrest reports are police accusations. Guilt or innocence is determined in a court of law.
The Latest From BocaNewsNow.com
- Second DUI Arrest In Weeks For Delray Beach’s Scott Fisher
- BABY FORMULA: United Way Offers “Food Finder” Map In Palm Beach County
- Boynton Police Nab Juvenile Attacker, Ask For Other Victims To Come Forward
- Water Rescue At Kings Point After Man Falls In Lake
- KINGS POINT DELRAY: Another Resident Arrested
- Boca Raton’s Alisa Catoggio Pleads Guilty To $40M Federal Kickback Scheme
- COPS ON SCENE: Double Shooting South Of Boca Raton
- SMELL SMOKE? Don’t Worry About It, There’s A Controlled Burn
- ALLIGATOR ALLEY SHOOTING: Police Seeks Suspect, Ask Public For Tips