16,349 Now Dead In Florida From COVID-19, According To Department of Health
BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The COVID count continues to increase in Florida, as the state records another 3,720 new confirmed cases on Thursday through 11:59 p.m with 73 new deaths. Palm Beach County added 235 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday with 9 new deaths.
The numbers paint an increasingly ominous picture about what may be ahead. While the positivity rates continue to fluctuate wildly, infections and deaths are trending up.
Based solely on Thursday’s test logging, Florida’s positivity rate is 4.0 percent with Palm Beach County reporting 3.19 percent. Johns Hopkins University reports Florida’s positivity rate — over a 7 day rolling average — as 12.9 percent and heading up.
Here are the total state numbers from the Florida Department of Health: Statewide, Florida has recorded 771,780 COVID-19 infections with 16,340 deaths. In Palm Beach County, at least 49,988 positive tests are officially logged with 1,558 deaths.
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