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COVID FLORIDA: State Adds Another 7179 Cases In One Day, Positivity Climbs

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Florida Department of Health reports that another 7,179 confirmed COVID-19 cases were logged on Saturday, statewide, through 11:59 p.m. The death count increased by 58. The positivity rate ascended to 7.85 percent for the tests reported on Saturday.

In Palm Beach County, 331 new COVID-19 cases were logged on Saturday with no new deaths, according to the Florida Department of Health. The positivity rate jumped from 5.95 percent to 7.06 percent.

Florida has now recorded at least 992,661 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 18,500 deaths. At least 54,706 people have been hospitalized for COVID-19 issues in Florida.

In Palm Beach County, at least 65,011 have tested positive for COVID-19 with 1,678 deaths. At least 4,493 people have been hospitalized in Palm Beach County for COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

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