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PALM BEACH COUNTY: Those Suddenly Low Infection Numbers Aren’t Real

SUDDEN DROP IS IN SYNC WITH TESTING SITE CLOSURES, SCHOOL REOPENING, EARLY VOTING UPDATE: 11:40 a.m. August 4, 2020: We, sadly, were correct. Here’s today’s update with near record deaths. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Testing sites across Palm Beach County were closed for several days as hurricane Isaias approached. While the storm locally did […]

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REMINDER: PAY FOR SCHOOL, CAMP, EVERYTHING WITH A CREDIT CARD

WHEN SCHOOLS CLOSE, WHEN CAMPS END EARLY, YOU CAN DISPUTE THE CHARGE. BUT IF YOU PAY CASH, YOU’LL LIKELY NEVER SEE IT AGAIN. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — As BocaNewsNow.com’s continues to be contacted by parents of campers at “Eagles Landing and the Night Owls” who are receiving a runaround but no refund after camp […]

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READ THE INSPECTION REPORTS: WE HAVE PALM BEACH COUNTY’S LATEST COVID-19 COMPLAINTS

STRIP CLUBS, SPORTS TEAMS, RESTAURANTS, BARBER SHOPS ALL INVESTIGATED FOR COVID VIOLATIONS. BOCANEWSNOW.COM FILES PUBLIC RECORDS DEMAND TO OBTAIN VIOLATION INFORMATION. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — BocaNewsNow.com just obtained the current list of complaints filed with Palm Beach County over businesses allegedly not complying with COVID-19 orders. Those orders include social distancing, mask use, hours […]

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FLORIDA: EVEN WITH REDUCED TESTING, 4800 NEW CASES, 73 COVID DEATHS

HURRICANE-RELATED COVID TESTING CLOSURES CUTS NEW INFECTION COUNT, BUT NUMBERS STILL SIGNIFICANT PALM BEACH COUNTY ADDS 12 DEATHS BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Manty testing sites statewide were closed Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday due to Hurricane Isaias, but that didn’t stop a still significant number of new COVID-19 cases and deaths from being reported. […]

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BOCA, DELRAY PARENTS CREATE “LEARNING PODS,” MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS SAY “HORRIBLE IDEA”

Boca, Delray Parents Want Tennis Time, Seek Sitters To Outsource Distance Learning Palm Beach County Pediatric Positivity Rate Remains Near 15-Percent BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Several parents in Delray Beach and Boca Raton are working to create learning pods — groups of students who will all come to one family’s home in the morning […]

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COVID-19: Palm Beach County Hospitals A Bit Better, COVID Counts Down

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — It’s by no means back to normal, but ICU availability is looking a bit better in Palm Beach County and the total number of COVID-19 patients is down. As of 6:16 a.m. on Monday, August 3rd, 2020, there are 507 hospital beds being used by COVID-19 patents in Palm Beach […]

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PALM BEACH COUNTY COVID TRACKING APP IS FLAWED, POTENTIALLY USELESS

“COMBAT COVID APP” Appears To Be Dated Technology BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The highly publicized COVID-19 tracking app promoted by Palm Beach County officials seems to be using outdated technology and requires a phone number while claiming to be completely anonymous. But the most concerning — and ineffective — function of the “Combat COVID” […]

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EAGLES LANDING CAMP, CLOSED FOR COVID, NOT ISSUING REFUNDS

PARENTS LIVID. INITIATING CREDIT CARD CHARGEBACKS. NO RESPONSE FROM CAMP OWNER. AMERICAN CAMP ASSOCIATION: “EAGLES LANDING IS NOT ACCREDITED.” BY: ANDREW COLTON | Editor and Publisher COCONUT CREEK, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Weeks after Eagles Landing and the Night Owls closed following a positive COVID-19 test for owner/director Matt Cannold and another staff member, parents are […]

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WHO IS LYING? PALM BEACH COUNTY OR FLORIDA HEALTH OFFICIALS?

PALM BEACH COUNTY IS RELEASING A “POSITIVITY RATE” THAT IS MUCH DIFFERENT THAN FLORIDA’S REPORT FOR THE SAME AREA. FLORIDA: PALM BEACH COUNTY POSITIVITY IS 8.2 PERCENT. PALM BEACH COUNTY OFFICIALS: IT’S 13.01 PERCENT. UPDATE (August 3, 2020 8:51 a.m.): Palm Beach County Responds, See End Of Story BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The positivity […]

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ALL DONE: Isaias Not Much Of Anything For Boca, Delray, Boynton Beach

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — We end our Isaias coverage with the mid-day update from the National Hurricane Center. Expect rain and a little wind throughout the day, but all warnings and watches have been dropped for the local area. BULLETIN Tropical Storm Isaias Advisory Number 22 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL092020 1100 […]

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BREATHLESS! FLORIDA BODY COUNT RISES, COVID LEADS TO ANOTHER 62 LAST BREATHS

FLORIDA OFFICIALS SEEMINGLY SUPPRESSING PALM BEACH COUNTY POSITIVITY RATE. NUMBER VARIES WILDLY FROM COUNTY’S OWN REPORT. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The COVID-19 body count in Florida continues to rise, as Florida logged 62 deaths through 11:59 p.m. Saturday, according to the Florida Department of Health. Florida also recorded 7,160 new infections. The positivity rate […]

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Power Outages No Issue For Sinai Residences In Boca Raton

Retirement Community Finishes $4.6M Generator Upgrade As Active Hurricane Season Continues BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com)(Source: Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County) — Power outages caused by storms or system failures will barely be felt by those living in Sinai Residence in Boca Raton. Last month, Toby & Leon Cooperman Sinai Residences Boca Raton became one of the […]

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Boca’s Dylan Bass Charged With Strangling Pregnant Woman

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton resident Dylan Bass is out of the Palm Beach County Jail following his arrest and booking Saturday for “domestic battery by strangulation.” Jail records released by Palm Beach County indicate that Bass is charged not just with domestic strangulation but an added charge of “offender knew (or) should […]

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TROPICAL STORM ISAIAS: RAINY, WINDY DAY IN PALM BEACH COUNTY, NOT MUCH MORE

STORM DID NOT STRENGTHEN. HURRICANE WARNING DROPPED. TROPICAL STORM WARNING ISSUED. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Isaias didn’t restrengthen overnight. The once hurricane remains a tropical storm. Expect nothing more dramatic than a windy, rainy day in Palm Beach County. Here’s the 8 a.m. advisory from the National Hurricane Center: BULLETIN Tropical Storm Isaias Intermediate […]

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ISAIAS: AT 11PM, STILL A TROPICAL STORM, BUT EXPECT HURRICANE IN PALM BEACH COUNTY

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Isaias remains a strong tropical storm at 11 p.m., but the National Hurricane Center says a return to hurricane strength is likely overnight. The storm is expected to affect Palm Beach County over the next several hours into mid-day Sunday. Here’s the 11 p.m. update from the National Hurricane Center: […]

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PALM BEACH COUNTY SHELTERS OPEN, VOLUNTARY EVACUATIONS UNDERWAY

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Palm Beach County Advisory Verbatim) — A voluntary evacuation has been issued for Zone A. Those who reside in mobile homes or homes unable to withstand heavy winds are encouraged to seek shelter with family or friends who reside in a more sturdy structure. Four general population shelters, a special […]

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HURRICANE ISAIAS REMAINS ON PALM BEACH COUNTY COURSE, EASTERN NY NOW IN ADVISORY

ISAIAS BRIEFLY A TROPICAL STORM, EXPECTED TO REGAIN HURRICANE STRENGTH AS IT APPROACHES FLORIDA. PALM BEACH COUNTY NOW LIKELY A SUNDAY MORNING EVENT. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Isaias — now briefly a Tropical Storm — is still heading for Florida. A Palm Beach County encounter remains almost certain as it regains hurricane strength. Now, […]

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