Skip to content

SECOND WAVE? COVID Deaths, Positivity Surge In Florida, Palm Beach County

Florida Department of Health
Florida Department of Health
Official Florida Dept. of Health graphic showing new COVID-19 infections.

BOCA RATON, FL ( — Whether it’s the start of the second wave or just an anomaly may take a few days to become clear, but the COVID-19 numbers just released form the Florida Department of Health are certainly not good for Florida and Palm Beach County.

Florida logged 92 new COVID-19 deaths on Monday with 2,285 new COVID-19 infections. That’s the highest “new infection” count in several days. The positivity rate in Florida jumped to 5.26 percent — that’s the highest since September 22nd.

Palm Beach County reported 101 new COVID-19 infections on Monday through 11:59 p.m. with 7 new deaths. The positivity rate rose to 3.95 percent — the highest since September 30th. There are now 47,244 confirmed COVID-19 infections in Palm Beach County with 1,396 deaths.

Statewide, Florida reports a total of 720,125 COVID-19 infections with 14,767 deaths.



Content copyright © 2023 Metro Desk Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. ® is a registered trademark of MetroDesk Media, LLC. For our intellectual property, terms, and conditions, read hereBroadcast stations must credit on air. Print must refer to Online must link to Contact news (at) Call 561-576-NEWS (6397). Arrest reports are police accusations. Guilt or innocence is determined in a court of law.