Death, Infection Increase Logged As Palm Beach County Resident, President Donald Trump, Hospitalized For COVID-19
BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida recorded another 122 COVID-19 deaths on Friday through 11:59 p.m. with 2,824 confirmed COVID-19 infections. The news comes as the county’s most high profile resident, President Donald Trump, was hospitalized following a positive COVID-19 test.
The increased death and infection reports is the latest revealing a continued increase in COVID-19 deaths and infections, although the positivity rate remains under 5-percent, a Florida and Palm Beach County goal. The statewide positivity rate jumped from 3.75-percent on Thursday to 4.79 percent on Friday.
It remained unclear if President Tump’s positive test is being counted in Florida’s results. He is, at least on paper, a Palm Beach County resident with Mar-A-Lago listed as his official residence.
In Palm Beach County, an additional eight COVID-19 deaths were logged on Friday through 11:59 p.m. with 127 new COVID-19 cases. The positivity rate shot up from 2.42-percent to 3.48-percent. There are now 1,393 COVID-19 deaths in Palm Beach County with 49,964 infections.
Statewide, 714,615 COVID-19 infections have been logged with 14,628 deaths.
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