BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Florida Department of Health reports 3,361 new COVID-19 infections were logged statewide on Sunday through 11:59 p.m. The death count increased by at least 20. The positivity rate is climbing — it’s now 5.94 percent statewide based on Sunday’s test recording. The positivity rate continues to fluctuate greatly — it’s run from a low of 3.66 percent to 6.71 precent over the past two weeks.
In Palm Beach County, 280 new COVID-19 cases were recorded Sunday through 11:59 p.m. with one new death. The positivity rate in Palm Beach County — baed on Sunday’s test logging — is 6.18 precent. That is the highest in at least two weeks.
State wide, there are now a total of 782,013 confirmed COVID-19 infections with 16,449 deaths. In Palm Beach County, at least 50,816 have tested positive for COVID-19. The death count is 1,562.
Johns Hopkins University, which uses a more respected formula for monitoring positive rates worldwide, says Florida is running a 7-day moving average of 10.3-percent.
Content copyright © 2021 Metro Desk Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. 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
- Fire Rescue Truck In Crash At Powerline and Palmetto Park, Road Closed
- COVID: Palm Beach County Back To Green Zone, “Low Risk” Says Kinsa
- Man Crashes Into Tree, Is Killed In West Boca Raton
- Boca Raton Man Sues Police, Arrested On Own Property With Gun, Permit
- Delray Beach Man Calls 911 Repeatedly To Complain About Police
- TRAFFIC REMINDER: Glades Road I-95 Ramp To Close This Weekend
- ELECTIONS: Deadline Is Saturday For Vote-By-Mail Ballot
- Delray Beach Man Convicted Of Sending Spy Equipment To Libya
- Palm Beach County Commissioner Slams Governor DeSantis On Vaccine Stance