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VERY BAD: New COVID Cases Surging In Florida

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BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com

Official graphic from Florida Department of Health.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — To quote Whitesnake, here we go again.

The Florida Department of Health reports that the state just recored its highest number of new COVID-19 infections since March 4th, logging 6,044 new cases on Wednesday. That continues the latest upward climb. Notable: only 2,874 cases were recored on March 14th. That’s a huge jump in just a few days.

There are now 1,994,117 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Florida with 32,598 deaths.

In Palm Beach County, 127,111 people have tested positive for COVID-19, 2,594 are dead.

The pediatric positivity rate for Palm Beach County is holding at 14.4 percent. That represents anyone testing positive who is 18 or younger.

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