BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — 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.
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