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INCOMPETENCE? Palm Beach County Opens, Shuts COVID Vaccine Reservation Line

County Health Department Didn’t Expect So Many Calls. Seriously. UPDATE: 3:48 p.m: We just heard from a reader who is in his 80s, sounds to be in great health, and reports that there is now a message on the Department of Health phone line (see below) telling callers to call back next week. There is […]

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DRAMATIC JUMP: COVID Hospital Count Surges In Palm Beach County In Just One Day

Delray Medical Center: 47 ICU Beds Now In Use. Bethesda West ICU Completely Full. Palm Beach County Positivity Rate Now 10.38 Percent. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — There are now 333 people hospitalized with a “primary diagnosis of COVID-19” in Palm Beach County. That is a jump of 21 patients in under 24 hours, according […]

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Bond Set At $100K For Woman Jailed By Boca Raton Police, Banned From Embassy Suites

UPDATE: 4:02 p.m. December 29, 2020: Read the complete police report, below. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — It is a rare $100,000 bond for a Victoria Adams, jailed by Boca Raton Police on a charge of robbery with a firearm. The Palm Beach County Clerk’s office continues to be slowly processing arrest reports — the […]

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DANGER: Florida Positivity Rate Jumps To 11.08 Percent, Nearly 100 Deaths Sunday

Palm Beach County Passes Ten Percent Positivity. Curfew For New Year’s Eve? BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida’s positivity rate soared past ten percent on Sunday to hit 11.08 percent. 96 deaths were added on Sunday with 8,057 new infections. The infection count has risen every day for the past three. The count dropped on […]

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BOCA AREA HOSPITALS: Still Working On COVID-19 Vaccine Plan For Seniors

Boca Raton Regional, Baptist East and West Say Not Ready Yet For Shots. No Word From Delray Medical, West Boca Medical Center. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida Governor Ron DeSantis can sign all the orders that he chooses to sign calling for those over 65 to be among the first to receive a COVID-19 […]

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FALSE IMPRISONMENT LAWSUIT: Boca Raton HOA Deactivated Key Fobs Of COVID Positive Homeowners

Condo Owners Claim Association Attempted To Lock Them In Their Unit, Then Attempted To Gain Access To Ensure They Were Inside. BY: ANDREW COLTON | Editor and Publisher UPDATE: December 31, 2020: The Sun Sentinel — as it often does — has taken our story and is running its own version. It has not credited […]

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Florida COVID Shots Still Going To Young Despite Gov. DeSantis Order

Nearly 120,000 Shots Given, Mostly To Those Under Age 65 BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Of the 118,764 Floridians to receive a COVID-19 shot as of 11:59 p.m. Saturday, just a small fraction went to senior citizens. The statistics, released by the Florida Department of Health, contradict Governor Ron DeSantis’ “order” that senior citizens be […]

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COVID FLORIDA: Positivity Rate Jumps, Palm Beach County Pediatric Positivity Rate Rises

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida’s positivity rate based on tests recorded Saturday jumped significantly — from 8.01 percent on Friday to 9.69 percent. At least 7,073 new COVID-19 positive tests were recorded on Saturday. The death count rose by 77. In Palm Beach County, 377 new infections were logged on Saturday with no new […]

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Florida Adds 16,000 COVID-19 Cases On Christmas Eve, Christmas Day

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Florida Department of Health didn’t report numbers on Christmas Day, so the latest update includes two days of infections and deaths in the State of Florida. According to the DOH, Florida added 16,111 infections on Thursday and Friday, with 261 additional COVID-19 deaths. The statewide total is now 21,135 […]

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COVID: 5,589 Hospitalized For Coronavirus In Florida, Palm Beach County Improves Slightly

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The COVID-19 hospitalization count in Palm Beach fell under 300 for the first time in a week, according to data provided by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration. According to information accurate as of 10:15 a.m. Saturday, December 26th, 2020, there are 295 people hospitalized with a “primary diagnosis […]

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MERRY CHRISTMAS: COVID Curfew Now In Effect In Broward County

BROWARD COUNTY, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — As Christmas day starts, anyone who isn’t Santa Claus, or on other official business, is now subject to a curfew in Broward County. Officials are encouraging residents to report large gatherings or businesses that are not in compliance with COVID rules and restrictions over the next week. Anyone traveling from […]

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ICU’s In Palm Beach County Near Danger Zone

315 People Hospitalized With A Primary Diagnosis of COVID-19 In Palm Beach County BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Intensive Care Units in Palm Beach County are nearing what public health officials call the “danger zone,” capacity over 75 percent. It’s not the first time that ICU’s in the area are filling up, but is a […]

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DeSantis Calls Elderly Most Important, But Majority Of COVID Vaccine To Younger In Florida

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Florida Department of Health continues to report that Floridians aged 54 and younger are the primary recipients of COVID-19 vaccine so far, with the 65+ group making up just a small percentage of the 68,133 shots given so far. The latest numbers dramatically contradict an order by Governor Ron […]

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Putting The Numb In Numbers, Florida Logs Another 11,054 COVID-19 Infections, 120 Deaths

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida added 11,054 COVID-19 infections on Wednesday with 120 COVID-19 Deaths. The positivity rate, according to the Florida Department of Health, came in at 8.62 percent for tests recorded on Wednesday. There are now 1,234,399 COVID-19 infections recorded in Florida, with 20,874 deaths. In Palm Beach County, 431 new COVID-19 […]

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STUNNING: Deaths In Florida Nursing, Rehab Centers Soar, Read The List

COVID-19 Infections Also Climbing Among Patients, Staff BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — COVID-19 deaths in rehabilitation centers, nursing homes and long term care facilities continue to skyrocket in Florida and specifically Palm Beach County. Darcy Hall Life Care, according to the Florida Department of Health, has reported 36 deaths from COVID-19. Signature Healthcare of Palm […]

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