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Following Record Death Day, 418 Now Hospitalized With COVID In Palm Beach Co.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — At least 418 people are hospitalized with a primary diagnosis of COVID-19 in Palm Beach County as of 5:30 a.m. Friday. The Florida Agency of Health Care Administration reports 643 are hospitalized in Broward County and 1,072 in Miami-Dade. 217 deaths from COVID-19 were logged on Wednesday in Florida and […]

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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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Boca Raton Man Charged With Inhaling Dangerous Chemicals

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton resident Nathan Stronge is back in the Palm Beach County Jail early Thursday morning on a charge of inhaling dangerous chemicals. We reported back in September that Stronge was turned in to police by an Uber driver concerned that the maskless passenger was inhaling some sort of aerosol […]

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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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REPORTS: MAJOR AT&T Internet Outage In Palm Beach And Broward Counties

UPDATE: 6:28 p.m: Official statement from AT&T just released: “Service has been restored for most wireless and wireline customers in the Miami area after an equipment failure at one of our facilities caused a service disruption. We apologize for the inconvenience.” UPDATE: 5:45 p.m: Still no official statement, but service is slowly being restored. UPDATE: […]

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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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PBSO Arrests Three In One House On Drug Charges

Curt Anderson, Matt Cleveland, Brittany Chernick Share West Boca Home Address, Arrested Overnight BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Curt Anderson, Matthew Cleveland and Brittany Chernick are all in the Palm Beach County Jail Wednesday morning following their arrests overnight by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. The all list a home in the 9100 block […]

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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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Delray Beach Man Facing Enhanced DUI Charge

DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Delray Beach resident Renato Rivera is facing an enhanced DUI charge following his arrest by Boca Raton Police on Monday. Rivera is charged with “DUI — unlawful blood alcohol — .15 or higher with person under age 18 in vehicle.” According to a police report reviewed by BocaNewsNow.com, Rivera told […]

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