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COVID-19 KIDS: As Overall Rate Drops, Palm Beach County Pediatric Rate Stays High

Rate Remains Above 14-Percent. Pediatricians Say No “In-Person” School Until Rate Drops Below 5-Percent BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — There is growing attention being paid to the pediatric positivity rate reported by the State of Florida for COVID-19 in Palm Beach County. While Palm Beach County overall has reported positivity rates in the 3’s, 4’s […]

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Florida COVID-19 Deaths Rise, Positivity Rate Up

Palm Beach County Reports Slight Positivity Rate Decline, But Deaths Continue BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida COVID-19 death count rose by 183 on Monday through 11:59 p.m., as 2,770 new positive COVID-19 infections were added to the books as well. The positivity rate — which was 5.18-percent on Sunday, jumped to 7.49-percent on Monday. […]

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KERNER: We Want Testing In Every Palm Beach County Public School Before Opening

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Palm Beach County Mayor Dave Kerner just announced that he is in discussions with the Palm Beach County School District about providing COVID-19 testing in every public school building — presumably before the schools open for in-person education. Kerner also said that Governor Ron DeSantis has indicated to him that […]

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SEVEN BRIDGES DELRAY BEACH: HOA Files Response To Federal Lawsuit

Homeowner Claims Discrimination For NOT Being Jewish, HOA-Required Censorship On Facebook DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Seven Bridges (Delray Beach) Homeowners Association has submitted its response to a federal lawsuit filed by a homeowner claiming that she was discriminated against for not being Jewish, that her children were verbally assaulted by a group of […]

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Boca Raton Man Charged With Child Molestation

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Palm Beach County jail records show that Carlo Salgado, 49, of Boca Raton is now in the Palm Beach County Jail, charged with lewd and lascivious behavior. While the affidavit of probable cause is still being processed early Tuesday morning, the jail reports Salgado’s specific charges is “molest victim 12 […]

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COVID MONDAY: Pediatric Positivity In Palm Beach County Jumps

DEPT. OF HEALTH: Palm Beach Pediatric Positivity Now Back To 14.4 Percent BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The pediatric positivity rate in Palm Beach County just jumped three points — returning to 14.4-percent after nearly a week in the 11’s. The pediatric positivity rate — which is a Florida Dept. of Health report that solely […]

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KINSA MAP: COVID Trouble Ahead For Palm Beach County

Map, Based On Digital Thermometer, Was Praised For Accuracy In Early Days Of COVID. Map Now Shows Increasing Local Transmission. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Remember the “Kinsa Map?” The map — which received national attention in the early days of COVID-19 for its accuracy — is predicting trouble ahead for Palm Beach County. The […]

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PALM BEACH SCHOOL DISTRICT: There May Not Be Enough Teachers To Reopen

School District Staffers “Livid” Over Oswald’s Refusal To Offer COVID-19 Infection Transparency Teachers, Bus Drivers Refusing to Return May Force School District To Reconsider Plan BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A senior Palm Beach County School District official tells BocaNewsNow.com that there is significant concern that teachers and bus drivers will be unwilling to return […]

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Boca Raton Man Arrested, Drag Racing With Kid In Car

DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Christopher Koehler of the 23000 block of Watergate Drive remains in the Palm Beach County Jail following his arrest by Delray Beach Police. Police say Koehler was drag racing in Delray Beach with a child in a car seat in the vehicle. The child’s mother was also in the vehicle. […]

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MASK ORDER EXTENDED: Palm Beach County Masks Mandatory Through Late September

Vacation Rentals Now Okay, Will Be Closely Monitored BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Palm Beach County Mayor Dave Kerner late Friday afternoon announced that the Palm Beach County mandatory mask requirement will continue through late September. Kerner pointed to dropping positivity rates in the county as a sign that the mask order is working. Then […]

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COVID-19 FLORIDA: Friday Brings Death, Infection Rise In Palm Beach County

FIVE DAYS OF INFECTION INCREASES AFTER STATE PROMOTES DROP BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The COVID-19 numbers continue to rise in Florida and Palm Beach County. The Florida Department of Health reports 4,730 new COVID-19 infections with 119 new COVID-19 deaths — all logged Thursday through 11:59 p.m. The infection count is the highest in […]

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TROPICAL STORM LAURA: Major Shift, South Florida Looks Largely Clear

Track Continues To Change, But Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Palm Beach County Look Good BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — UPDATE: 11:13 AM Saturday. Laura is seemingly no longer a threat to South Florida. We are posting the latest National Hurricane Center forecast below. While wind and rain bands may be possible for South […]

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TROPICAL STORM LAURA FORMS, SOUTH FLORIDA REMAINS IN CONE

BOCA RATON, DELRAY BEACH, BOYNTON BEACH, PALM BEACH COUNTY IN CURRENT PATH. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The National Hurricane Center has just elevated Tropical Depression “13” to Tropical Storm Laura. The storm is on a path that currently brings it to — or extremely close to — South Florida Monday afternoon or evening. The […]

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POLICE: Boca Raton Man Removes Pants, Exposes Self During DUI Check

Kevin Gengec Allegedly Simulated A Certain Act In Front Of Female PBSO Breath Technician BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton’s Kevin Gengec pulled down his pants, his underwear and played with himself in front of a female PBSO Breath Technician — according to an affidavit of probable cause filed in his arrest. The technician […]

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HEALTH DEPARTMENT: 35 Florida Children Infected With Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome

COVID-19 Pediatric Positivity Rate Still High In Palm Beach County BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — At least 35 children in Florida are — or have been — infected with “Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome” as a result of COVID-19. Three of those symptomatic live in Palm Beach County. The children are identified as a 2 year old […]

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