Coronavirus Cases in Boca Raton Rise to More Than 4,500

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The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Boca Raton and throughout the State of Florida has continued to surge, with the state now nearing 500,000 total positive test results.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Boca Raton has reached 4,676 as of 9:25 a.m. on Monday, August 3 according to the Florida Department of Health. Boca Raton is 17th on the list of cities with the most confirmed cases in the State of Florida, and still trails West Palm Beach and Lake Worth in Palm Beach County.

West Palm Beach leads Palm Beach County with 8,614 confirmed cases of COVID-19, followed by Lake Worth with 4,764 confirmed cases. Palm Beach County still has the third-most confirmed cases in the state, with 34,247. That number accounts for 7% of all cases in the State of Florida.

The number of confirmed cases in Florida is nearing the half-million mark, and 4,866 new cases were reported today. Testing centers were closed over the weekend due to Hurricane Isaias. Today’s data lists 491,884 confirmed cases in the state. 27,366 Florida residents have been hospitalized and 7,157 Florida residents have died as a result of COVID-19. 845 of those deaths were in Palm Beach County.

The Florida Department of Health also reports that 3,758,496 COVID-19 tests have been administered throughout the state, with 491,884 positive results and 3,260,914 negative results. 5,500 of the positive test results have come from non-Florida residents.

The Florida Department of Health has expanded its coronavirus information resources. It now offers reports on long-term care facilities with positive COVID-19 cases, long-term care facility deaths associated with COVID-19, total antibody results for Florida, a pediatric report, and deaths associated with COVID-19 at Florida Department of Corrections facilities. Those reports can be viewed here.

All figures listed above are verified as of 9:25 a.m. on Monday, August 3 via the Florida Department of Health.

To view the full FDOH COVID-19 daily report, click here.

To view the FDOH COVID-19 dashboard, click here.

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