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COVID-19 Positivity Rate Jumps In Florida, Palm Beach County

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FLORIDA COVID-19 reporting from BocaNewsNow.com

Now More Than 2,000,000 COVID-19 Cases In State

BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — Florida’s COVID-19 positivity rate took a dramatic turn in the wrong direction, reaching its highest level in more than two weeks.

The Florida Department of Health says the positivity rate recorded on Saturday and released on Sunday was 6.23 percent. The two prior days showed positivity rates of 5.02 and 5.39.

In Palm Beach County, it also rose significantly to 6.09 percent. Palm Beach County reported 5.28 and 4.85 in the two days prior.

The Palm Beach County Pediatric Positivity Rate — a look at those 18 and under infected with COVID-19 — remains an exceptionally high 14.4 percent.

There are now 2,008,349 COVID-19 cases in Florida, where at least 32,742 people have died.


Paul Saperstein


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