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SCHOOL COVID DATABASE: Help Keep An Eye On COVID In Schools

Fired Florida Data Chief Building School COVID-19 Database, Seeks Funding BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Fired Florida Data Scientist Rebekah Jones is building a national database to monitor COVID-19 in schools. The database could provide a look at what Governors may not want you to see — the infection rate in specific elementary, middle and […]

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FLORIDA COVID DEATHS: ANOTHER 120 LAST GOODBYES

MORE THAN 510,000 POSITIVE TESTS NOW RECORDED IN FLORIDA BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Another 120 COVID-19 deaths were logged in Florida on Wednesday through 11:59 p.m., according to the Florida Dept. of Health. Florida also recorded another 7,683 infections, bringing Florida’s infection count to 510,389. The total death count for Florida is 7,747 — […]

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COVID GREAT FOR PALM BEACH COUNTY HOME, CONDO SALES

REPORT SHOWS DRAMATIC INCREASE IN NEW SIGNED CONTRACTS YEAR TO YEAR BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The COVID-19 pandemic is spectacular for Palm Beach County single family home sales and condo sales. The just-out report by Miller Samuel Real Estate Appraisers and Consultants for DouglasElliman shows a dramatic increase in virtually all price points, year-to-year, […]

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DROP SHORT LIVED: PALM BEACH COUNTY ICU USE ABOVE 75 PERCENT

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The drop in Palm Beach County ICU bed use was short lived. The Tuesday morning census shows an availability of just 24.64 percent. Anything under 25 percent, according to health officials, is cause for concern. The decrease in availability comes as Palm Beach County adds at least 10 COVID-19 patients […]

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PALM BEACH COUNTY: Those Suddenly Low Infection Numbers Aren’t Real

SUDDEN DROP IS IN SYNC WITH TESTING SITE CLOSURES, SCHOOL REOPENING, EARLY VOTING UPDATE: 11:40 a.m. August 4, 2020: We, sadly, were correct. Here’s today’s update with near record deaths. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Testing sites across Palm Beach County were closed for several days as hurricane Isaias approached. While the storm locally did […]

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READ THE INSPECTION REPORTS: WE HAVE PALM BEACH COUNTY’S LATEST COVID-19 COMPLAINTS

STRIP CLUBS, SPORTS TEAMS, RESTAURANTS, BARBER SHOPS ALL INVESTIGATED FOR COVID VIOLATIONS. BOCANEWSNOW.COM FILES PUBLIC RECORDS DEMAND TO OBTAIN VIOLATION INFORMATION. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — BocaNewsNow.com just obtained the current list of complaints filed with Palm Beach County over businesses allegedly not complying with COVID-19 orders. Those orders include social distancing, mask use, hours […]

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COVID-19: Palm Beach County Hospitals A Bit Better, COVID Counts Down

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — It’s by no means back to normal, but ICU availability is looking a bit better in Palm Beach County and the total number of COVID-19 patients is down. As of 6:16 a.m. on Monday, August 3rd, 2020, there are 507 hospital beds being used by COVID-19 patents in Palm Beach […]

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PALM BEACH COUNTY COVID TRACKING APP IS FLAWED, POTENTIALLY USELESS

“COMBAT COVID APP” Appears To Be Dated Technology BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The highly publicized COVID-19 tracking app promoted by Palm Beach County officials seems to be using outdated technology and requires a phone number while claiming to be completely anonymous. But the most concerning — and ineffective — function of the “Combat COVID” […]

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POLICE: MAN JUMPS ON MOVING TRACTOR TRAILER ON FLORIDA TURNPIKE IN BOYNTON

BOYNTON BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com)(Source: Florida Highway Patrol Verbatim Advisory) — At approximately1:01 PM, The Florida Highway Patrol received a call reference a white male that was driving a Toyota SUV with a male passenger traveling southbound on the Florida’s Turnpike around the 86 Mile Post. According to the passenger, the driver began acting strange and stopped the vehicle southbound on the exit ramp to Boynton […]

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HURRICANE ISAIAS: PALM BEACH COUNTY STILL A TARGET, EXPECT WORSENING CONDITIONS

2PM SATURDAY UPDATE SHOWS STORM IS APPROACHING BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The 2pm update from the National Hurricane Center shows little change in the track or strength of Hurricane Isaias. Expect worsening conditions in Palm Beach County late this afternoon — with hurricane winds and rain overnight into Sunday. This is still a category […]

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BYE BYE BUBBIES! FLORIDA RECORDS ANOTHER 179 COVID DEATHS

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Florida COVID-19 death count increased by 179 on Friday through 11:59 p.m., according to the Florida Dept. of Health. The infection count increased by 9,658. The positivity rate for Florida on Friday is 11.08 percent. Note that several testing locations closed as early as Thursday due to Hurricane Isaias. […]

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PALM BEACH COUNTY PEDIATRIC POSITIVITY RATE AMONG HIGHEST IN STATE

TRUMP SAYS KIDS ARE “ALMOST” IMMUNE. 36,046 CHILDREN IN FLORIDA KNOW HE’S WRONG. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County pediatric positivity rate for COVID-19 continues to be extremely high. The weekly cumulative report, just released by the Florida Department of Health, shows the pediatric positivity rate for Palm Beach County is 14.6 […]

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HURRICANE WATCH IN EFFECT FOR PALM BEACH COUNTY

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A hurricane watch is now in effect for Palm Beach County. The watch zone — as of late afternoon Friday — stretches from Deerfield Beach in Broward north to the Volusia-Brevard County Line. From the National Hurricane Center: A Hurricane Warning means that hurricane conditions are expected somewhere within the […]

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REMINDER: MASKS GO OVER THE MOUTH AND NOSE

PALM BEACH COUNTY CONTINUES TO HAVE PROBLEM WITH RESIDENTS NOT WEARING MASKS OVER MOUTH AND NOSE BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The problem is in the mall. It’s in Publix. It’s in restaurants and on sidewalks. Despite the Palm Beach County mask mandate, and a never ending stream of reminders, people are still not wearing […]

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NOW A HURRICANE: ISAIAS STRENGTHENS AS IT TRACKS TO FLORIDA

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A Tropical Storm Watch remains in effect for Palm Beach County as of 7 a.m. Friday morning as Hurricane Isaias continues to churn towards the region. There continues to be great “great uncertainty” according to the National Hurricane Center as to what Isaias will do as it approaches Florida. The […]

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TROPICAL STORM ISAIAS: Palm Beach County Still In Zone, Watch Closely

NHC: ISAIAS COULD HIT FLORIDA AS HURRICANE, BUT STIL TOO SOON FOR ACCURATE FORECAST BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: NHC) — Still no need to panic but the National Hurricane maintains that keeping an eye on Isaias is a smart play. The storm could hit South Florida has a hurricane late Saturday, or it could […]

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TROPICAL STORM ISAIAS: PALM BEACH COUNTY IN CONE FOR WEEKEND

NHC: Too Early To Predict Precise Impact Location, Magnitude BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Expect a wet weekend as Tropical Storm Isaias, as of early Thursday morning, has Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach and all of Palm Beach County in its track. The good news at this point, no one is yet forecasting doom […]

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TIME TO PLAN: Tropical Storm Conditions Possible This Weekend

TOO EARLY FOR OFFICIAL TRACK, BUT SOUTH FLORIDA IS VERY MUCH IN THE “CONE.” BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — It likely won’t be a major hurricane, but what is now known as “potential tropical cyclone nine” will likely affect South Florida weather over the weekend. Whether it it hits — or misses — Palm Beach […]

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