PALM BEACH COUNTY POSITIVITY JUMPS AS FLORIDA ADDS 137,279 COVID CASES IN THREE DAYS.
BY: COVID DESK | BocaNewsNow.com
BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2022 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — Palm Beach County’s positivity rate is 35.94 percent, according to data just released by the Centers for Disease Control. If accurate, that is the highest positivity rate ever recorded for Palm Beach County during the entire two years of COVID-19. This is a seven day rolling average, and indicates — at the risk of overstating the obvious — that nearly 36 percent of everyone testing over the past seven days for COVID is yielding a positive test.
In other stunning statistics: Florida’s COVID-19 count rose by 137,279 cases since the start of the year. The data, also from the Centers for Disease Control, counts cases logged on January 1st, 2nd, and 3rd.
The specific breakdown has 45,838 cases recorded on January 1st, 39,797 on January 2nd, and 51,644 on January 3rd — yesterday.
On December 30th, Florida logged 75,902 new cases — that number was also just released. The CDC had not reported Florida data since December 29th.
Other CDC data: Palm Beach County’s case count has risen 109.89 percent over the past seven days, the positivity rate has risen 13.03 percent over seven days, and the death count has risen 16.67 percent. New hospital admissions in Palm Beach County for COVID-19 are up 142.72 percent over seven days.
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