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Florida Adds 26,269 COVID-19 Cases In Just One Week, Death Count Rising

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Palm Beach County Mayor David Kerner To Hold COVID-19 News Conference


BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida has added 26,269 COVID-19 cases in just the past week alone. That appears to the be the highest one-week total since the summer. Florida added 4,188 cases on Wednesday through 11:59 p.m., according to the Florida Department of Health. The death count increase by 143, also based on deaths officially recored on Wednesday.

There are now 794,624 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Florida with 16,648 deaths.

In Palm Beach County, 358 new COVID-19 cases were logged on Wednesday through 11:59 p.m. with 15 new deaths. The Palm Beach County totals are now 51,779 infections with 1,580 deaths.

Palm Beach County is reporting a one-day positivity rate of 5.76 precent. Florida as a whole is reporting 4.90 percent. Mayor David Kerner is planing a news conference to discuss COVID-19 at 4 p.m. Thursday afternoon.

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