The number of coronavirus cases in Boca Raton and throughout Florida continues to rise following a week in which new records were set multiple times for case numbers in the state. As of today’s report, both the city and the state have reached distressing milestones.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Boca Raton has reached 1,017 as of 10 a.m. on Monday, June 22 according to the Florida Department of Health. Boca Raton remains 19th on the list of cities with the most confirmed cases in the State of Florida, and still trails West Palm Beach, Lake Worth, and Boynton Beach in Palm Beach County.
West Palm Beach leads Palm Beach County with 2,483 confirmed cases of COVID-19, followed by Lake Worth and Boynton Beach with 1,581 and 1,020 confirmed cases, respectively. Palm Beach County still has the third-most confirmed cases in the state, with 10,817. That number accounts for 11% of all cases in the State of Florida.
The number of confirmed cases in the State of Florida has now risen to more than 100,000. Today’s data lists 100,217 confirmed cases in the state, with 13,119 hospitalizations and 3,173 deaths reported. 468 of those deaths were in Palm Beach County.
The Florida Department of Health also reports that 1,618,540 COVID-19 tests have been administered throughout the state, with 100,217 positive results and 1,517,270 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 10 a.m. on Monday, June 22 via the Florida Department of Health.