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DEADLY DAY: Florida Records Record 217 COVID Deaths

Palm Beach County Records Nearly 30 Deaths In One Day. Pediatric Positivity Rate Still Climbing As Kids Catch COVID. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Wednesday was one of the deadliest days for COVID-19 — ever — in Florida. The Florida Department of Health reports 217 deaths were logged on Wednesday — that’s the highest one […]

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BREAKING: Boca Fire To Offer COVID Shots, Just 200 Available

MUST REGISTER AT NOON ON THURSDAY BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The City of Boca Raton just announced at 11:48 a.m. Thursday that 200 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine will be available from the Boca Raton Fire Department on Friday. The catch: you must register at noon today — that’s in 10 minutes. This message […]

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SO MANY DEAD: Florida Loses 1,079 To COVID In One Week

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — At least 1,079 people have died in Florida from COVID-19 within the last week. Numbers released by the Florida Department of Health show the stunning death count logged between January 5th and January 12. State officials report that 169 deaths were logged on Tuesday with 13,660 new infections. The positivity […]

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BREAKING: Delray Beach To Make 200 COVID Shots Available Thursday

DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Delray Beach Fire Department is receiving 200 COVID-19 vaccines which are available to the 65+ public, according to an advisory sent minutes ago. The shots will be administered on Friday. You must make an appointment on Thursday. We are publishing the advisory verbatim. Note the link being used by […]

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Nearly 1,500 COVID Cases In Palm Beach County Schools

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County School District is on the cusp of a troubling milestone. The 1500th COVID-19 case is likely to be logged either later today or at some point tomorrow. Counted since schools reopened for in-person instruction in Mid-September, the current 1,486 cases represent 837 students and 649 employees. […]

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COINCIDENCE? As Mask Rules Ignored, Area ICU, Hospital COVID Counts Rise

No Masks In Area Restaurants, Bars. A Boca Raton Area Hospital ICU Now At Capacity. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Just days after BocaNewsNow.com first published photos taken by stunned visitors to Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach and at Biergarten in Boca Raton, the COVID ICU and hospital census in the area have risen. While […]

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Just 49 Days Of Summer Break For Palm Beach County School Kids

Late Start Means Very Short Summer BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Phineas and Ferb get 104 days of summer vacation but students in the Palm Beach County School District this year may get just under 50. The proposed calendar to be discussed during Wednesday’s School Board meeting calls for just 49 days. School is set […]

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Florida COVID-19 Numbers Again Rising, More Than 14K Monday

Pediatric Positivity Rate In Palm Beach County Rises Again. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Another 14,602 COVID-19 cases were recorded in Florida on Monday. The death count has risen to 23,227. The positivity rate for tests logged on Monday is 10.62 percent. The infection increase comes after a few days of slight decreases statewide. At […]

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BIERGARTEN: City Of Boca Raton Ignoring Massive Mask Violations At Restaurant

Biergarten Is Owned By Restaurateur Responsible For Several Boca Raton Eateries. Is City Looking The Other Way? BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Despite surging COVID-19 infections and deaths, The City of Boca Raton is apparently disinterested in mask violations at a bar that’s part of a popular restaurant group employing many in the area. We […]

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Is Health Department in PBC Telling Seniors To Go Away?

Seniors Emailing Palm Beach County Say They’re Receiving Troubling Response. Health Department Says Seniors Using Wrong Email Address. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County Tuesday morning says COVID-shot seeking seniors receiving a message telling them to go somewhere else — and wash their hands — are emailing […]

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Hospitals Filling With COVID Patients In Palm Beach County

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The COVID situation in Palm Beach County again appears to be worsening. Early Tuesday morning data from the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration reveals a growing number of local patients so sick with COVID that they are hospitalized. In Palm Beach County, 436 people are hospitalized with a “primary […]

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FBI Charges Area Home Health Aide With Stealing From Elderly

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: USDOJ Verbatim) — Jamie Jakia Cofer, a/k/a “Anna Bell,” 24, of Lake Worth, Florida, was charged in a twenty-two count indictment with bank fraud, aggravated identity theft and fraudulent use of unauthorized access devices after using the social security numbers, dates of birth, and other identity and financial information of victims […]

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Palm Beach Schools On The Cusp of 1400 COVID Cases

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County School District will almost assuredly pass the 1400 COVID case mark today. The school system reports 1391 cases as of 5:15 a.m. The number is cumulative from mid-September when “brick and mortar” education restarted for some. Roughly 60 percent of the school district’s 180,000 students continue […]

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Another 12,300 COVID Cases Logged In Florida, 108 Deaths

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida recorded another 12,307 COVID-19 cases on Saturday with 108 new deaths. The positivity rate for Saturday’s reporting is 10.42 percent. In Palm Beach County, 665 new cases were logged on Saturday with no new deaths. The positivity rate in PBC for Saturday is 8.58 percent. There are now 1,477,010 […]

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