COVID Death Count Consistently High in Florida.
BY: STAFF REPORT
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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida Governor Ron DeSantis may be focused on vaccine smoke and mirrors but citizens in the state continue to die.
Another 210 COVID-19 deaths were logged on Thursday. At least 1,203 people have died in Florida, from COVID-19, over the past week.
The infection count rose by 10,946 on Thursday. The state now reports 1,763,873 confirmed COVID-19 infections. That is an increase of 65,303 in just one week.
In Palm Beach County, 845 new COVID cases were logged on Thursday with 11 new deaths. There are now 110,108 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Palm Beach County with 2,249 deaths. The Palm Beach County Pediatric Positivity rate is now 14.3 percent.
On the vaccine front, just 34,905 people in Palm Beach County — a county of 1.4 Million — have received a complete “series” of COVID-19 shots. A total of 139,668 have received one shot.
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