After two weeks of record-setting increases in the number of infections, the number of coronavirus cases in Boca Raton and throughout the State of Florida has continued to surge.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Boca Raton has reached 2,068 as of 9:25 a.m. on Wednesday, July 8 according to the Florida Department of Health. Boca Raton is 18th 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 4,308 confirmed cases of COVID-19, followed by Lake Worth with 2,565 confirmed cases. Palm Beach County still has the third-most confirmed cases in the state, with 18,037. That number accounts for 8% of all cases in the State of Florida.
The number of confirmed cases in the State of Florida has now risen to well over 200,000 after nearly 10,000 new cases were reported today. Today’s data lists 223,783 confirmed cases in the state, with 16,758 hospitalizations, 3,889 Florida resident deaths and 102 non-resident deaths. 569 of those deaths were in Palm Beach County.
The Florida Department of Health also reports that 2,322,389 COVID-19 tests have been administered throughout the state, with 223,783 positive results and 2,096,424 negative results.
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 Wednesday, July 8 via the Florida Department of Health.