It’s Not Over. Infection. Sickness. Death. As DeSantis Touts His Actions To Florida Lawmakers.
BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com
BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) (News App readers click here) — As Florida Governor Ron DeSantis told legislators that his COVID plan is spectacular and kept Florida’s economy going, the Florida Department of Health reported a huge spike in COVID infections.
Following several days of decline, leading to 1,810 new cases being recorded on Sunday, Florida reports 7,075 new COVID-19 cases were recorded on Monday and released Tuesday, just as the state’s legislative session began.
That brings Florida’s total COVID count to 1,918,100 infections and more than 40,000 deaths. At least 79,731 people have been hospitalized in Florida.
In Palm Beach County, at least 121,226 people have tested positive while 2,486 have died. Health officials say at least 6,041 have been hospitalized with COVID-19 in Palm Beach County. The pediatric positivity rate in PBC is an alarmingly high 14.4 percent.
As of mid-day Tuesday, the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration reports that 3,675 people are hospitalized in the state with a “primary diagnosis of COVID-19.” In Palm Beach County, 254 are hospitalized; in Miami-Dade, 590; in Broward, 546.
Content copyright © 2022 Metro Desk Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. BocaNewsNow.com ® is a registered trademark. BocaRudeton™ is a trademark of MetroDesk Media, LLC. Sirens™ is a trademark of MetroDesk Media, LLC. “You hear sirens, we know where they went,”™ is a trademark of MetroDesk Media, LLC. “Don’t Want To Be Seen Here? Don’t Be Rude Here!™” is a trademark of MetroDesk Media, LLC. We vigorously protect our intellectual property and journalistic product. Broadcast stations must credit BocaNewsNow.com on air. Print must refer to BocaNewsNow.com. Online must link to BocaNewsNow.com. We have agreements with several organizations. Contact news (at) bocanewsnow.com. Call 866-4-FL-NEWS. Arrest reports are police accusations. Guilt or innocence is determined in a court of law.
The Latest From BocaNewsNow.com
- Sentencing For Female Fraudster, Seven Bridges Homeowner, Delayed
- DEAD ROACHES FOUND IN BOCA RATON RESTAURANT
- KINGS POINT: Convicted Cyberstalker Re-Arrested
- Man In Dominant-Submissive Relationship Submits To Feds, Sentenced To 50 Years
- Free School Supplies Available For 2022-23 Palm Beach County Students
- Boca Raton Mobile Home Destroyed Overnight In Blaze
- SWIMMING? These Area Pools Are Unsatisfactory, Says Health Dept.
- RESTRAINING DISABLED CHILDREN: PB Schools Set To Adopt Policy In Days
- TRAFFIC AHEAD: Expect Delays, Road Closures This Week In Palm Beach County