HALLOWEEN HORROR: Palm Beach Positivity Rate Spikes To 7.3 Percent

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Florida’s COVID Crisis Continues With Cases, Deaths, Community Spread


BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Halloween report from the Florida Department of Health reveals that Palm Beach County is entering dangerous territory with dramatically increased community spread. Statewide, there continues to be more COVID-19 infection, more death.

In Palm Beach County, 259 new COVID-19 cases were logged on Friday through 11:59 p.m. with 2 new deaths. Palm Beach County’s one-day positivity rate is 7.37 percent. That is the second highest positivity rate in the past two weeks.

Florida logged 2,340 new COVID-19 cases on Friday through 11:59 p.m with 41 deaths. The one day positivity rate for Florida, based on Friday’s full day report, is 6.32 percent.

Statewide, there are now 802,547 cases of COVID-19 with 16,761 deaths. In Palm Beach County, 52,447 have tested positive. 1,588 Palm Beach County residents have died.


Paul Saperstein


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