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COVID Hospital Count Rises Again In Palm Beach County

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The number of patients hospitalized with a primary diagnosis of COVID-19 in Palm Beach County has risen again. As of 5 a.m. Friday, the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration reports 430 are so sick they are receiving in-patient care. That’s an increase of at least 24 from early Thursday. […]

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Florida Adds Another 19,473 COVID Cases In One Day, 164 Deaths

Pediatric Positivity Rate Jumps Again In Palm Beach County. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — If eating in restaurants seems like a good idea to you, then just disregard the 19,473 new COVID-19 cases logged in the State of Florida on Wednesday. You should also ignore the 164 deaths. And give no thought to the 11.60 […]

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Palm Beach Schools: Now 1,330 COVID Cases Logged

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County School District now reports 1,330 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since schools reopened for “brick and mortar” learning in mid-September. The split: 736 students and 594 employees. At least 62 COVID cases have been confirmed since school resumed on Monday following the winter break. The schools with […]

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NEW YEAR’S HEAVE: Holiday Stupidity Leads To Another 17,370 COVID Cases In Florida

Palm Beach County Pediatric Positivity Rate Still Rising. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The stupidity exhibited by Floridians over Christmas and New Year’s Eve now seems to be paying off with massive COVID-19 infection increases. The Florida Department of Health just announced that 17,370 new COVID-19 cases were added on Tuesday. The death count increased […]

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Soft Launch At Hard Rock For Drive Through COVID-19 Vaccine

DeSantis Announces Drive Through Site At Hard Rock Stadium, Still Only 65 And Up, Florida ID NOT Required BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, on a campaign to make things look better than they are for vaccine distribution in the State, today announced that Hard Rock Stadium will operate as a drive […]

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HORRIFIC: Palm Beach County Hospital COVID Count Surges Past 400

West Boca ICU Completely Full. Bethesda West ICU Completely Full. Delray Medical Center Near Capacity. Boca Regional Filling Up. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Palm Beach County has surged to 423 as of 6 a.m. Wednesday, January 6th. That is a dramatic jump from just a short […]

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Judge In Mask Case Won’t Recuse After Being Seen Without Mask At Party

BocaNewsNow.com Broke Story, Cited In Motion For Judge Kastrenakes. Sun Sentinel Uses Our Work Without Attribution. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Judge John Kastrenakes, photographed without a mask while attending an in-person Palm Beach County Bar Association holiday party in December, will not recuse himself from the ongoing mask lawsuit that he is overseeing. Kastrenakes […]

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COVID Vaccine Phone System Shut Down In Palm Beach County, Now Email Only

But Wait… The Email System Is Overloaded. Unclear Who Is Reading Emails, Processing Requests, Turnaround Time. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County has shut down its call center for COVID-19 vaccine appointments and is only accepting requests by email. Seniors reaching out to BocaNewsNow.com say their emails […]

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COVID: Florida Adds 15,193 Cases, Nearly 100 Deaths

Pediatric Positivity Rate Rises Again In Palm Beach County. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Florida Department of Health says another 15,193 COVID-19 cases were logged on Monday with 98 additional deaths. The positivity rate statewide rose as well — it came in at 12.74 for Monday’s data. Statewide, 1,392,123 people have tested positive for […]

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Florida Makes COVID-19 Vaccine Deal With Publix, Excludes Palm Beach County

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Tuesday announced a partnership with Publix to vaccinate Florida citizens. But Palm Beach County is not on the initial list of participating areas. Here is the official press release from the Governor’s office. Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) and Florida […]

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Nearly 400 Hospitalized In Palm Beach County For COVID Tuesday Morning

Increase Of More Than 100 Since Christmas Week BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — In what appears to be a record since the summer surge, there are 396 people so sick with COVID-19 in Palm Beach County that they are now hospitalized. That is an increase of at least 105 patients over the past several days. […]

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Baptist Health Donors Given Access To COVID-19 Vaccine Before Public

ALSO: Out Of State Residents, Visiting South Florida, Receiving Vaccine From Health Dept. Before Residents BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Donors to various foundations within Baptist Health are being given direct access to the COVID-19 vaccine in front of the general public. Baptist oversees Boca Raton Regional Hospital as well as Bethesda East and Bethesda […]

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COVID-19 VACCINE: Florida Seniors Receiving LESS Vaccine Than Any Other Age Group

Palm Beach County Health Department Vaccination Scheduling Continues To Be Unmitigated Failure. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Seniors aged 65 and up have received just 77,472 doses of COVID-19 vaccine in Florida in the roughly two weeks that vaccinations have been available. That is just 29 percent of the 260,655 doses given. It’s also a […]

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FLORIDA COVID: Every Metric Is Rising, Infections, Death, Positivity Rate

Palm Beach County Logs Recent Death Count Record. Eating Out, Partying Still Seem Like A Good Idea? BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Every COVID-19 metric is rising in Florida, suggesting that a bad today is going to be a worse tomorrow. According to the Florida Department of Health, Florida logged 11,215 new COVID-19 cases on […]

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As Pediatric Positivity Rate Rises, Palm Beach Schools Tell Parents To Decide Next Six Months

School Continues Until June 18th. Parents Must Now Decide Whether Students Will Learn Remotely, Or In Person. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Pediatric Positivity Rate for COVID-19 is now 12.6 percent in Palm Beach County. That includes all children 18 and under. The high number comes as the Palm Beach County School District officially […]

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