COVID FLORIDA: At Least 27 Die On New Year’s Day As Hospital Admissions Rise

COVID-19 Florida News Palm Beach County

Palm Beach County Mask Mandate Returns On Monday.



BOCA RATON, FL ( (Copyright © 2022 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — The start of 2022 is looking lot like 2021 and 2020. Florida reported 27 hospital deaths on New Year’s Day from COVD-19, with 1,625 adult COVID-19 hospital admissions and 92 pediatric admissions.

There are now 5,268 adults hospitalized with COVID-19 in Florida. The pediatric count is 157.

At least 27 people died in a Florida medical facility on New Year’s Day from COVID-19. All data is provided by the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

The Florida Department of Health, which oddly enjoys vacation days despite the ongoing pandemic, has not updated new infections since December 29th. Palm Beach County’s last positivity rate reported was 26.1 percent — an all-time high for all of the COVID-19 pandemic. Florida reported 58,013 new COVID-19 cases on December 29th.

Masks are required in all Palm Beach County owned and leased buildings, including court houses, starting on Monday. The Palm Beach County School District has reinstated its mask mandate for employees and visitors starting on January 4th. School does not resume for students until January 5th.

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