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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is promoting employment numbers in Florida but not mentioning how keeping businesses open without legitimate COVID restrictions led in part to 25,000 COVID deaths in the state.

The official count according to the Florida Department of Health: 25,011 through 11:59 p.m. Thursday. That’s a record one day increase of 272 deaths. It is the first time Florida passed the 25k mark. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis was panned by health experts when he ‘reopened’ Florida and lifted most COVID-19 restrictions.

Florida added 13,435 new infections on Thursday. The positivity rate jumped from 8.56 percent to 12.37 percent.

In Palm Beach County, 785 new infections were recorded on Thursday. The death count rose by 17. The positivity rate for Thursday in Palm Beach County jumped from 7.39 percent to 10.92 percent.

Palm Beach County now reports 2,083 deaths with 101,019 infections. Statewide, Florida reports 1,627,603 infections and 25,011 deaths.


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