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450 Coronavirus Cases in Boca Raton, More Than 3,000 in Palm Beach County

The rate of new infections has slowed in Boca Raton and surrounding areas, but the number of confirmed coronavirus cases continues to rise as we begin a new month in the COVID-19 pandemic.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Boca Raton has reached 450 as of 10 a.m. on Friday, May 1 according to the Florida Department of Health. Boca Raton remains the city with the 12th most confirmed cases in the State of Florida, and trails only West Palm Beach in Palm Beach County.

West Palm Beach leads Palm Beach County with 580, while Boynton Beach, Lake Worth and Delray Beach trail Boca and West Palm with 384, 362 and 336 confirmed cases, respectively.

Palm Beach County still has the third-most confirmed cases in the state, with 3,041. That number accounts for 9% of all cases in the State of Florida. There are 34,728 confirmed cases in the state, with 5,767 hospitalizations and 1,012 deaths.

In addition to reporting the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Boca Raton and throughout the state, the Florida Department of Health is now also reporting which long-term care facilities have or have had confirmed COVID-19 cases. According to the FDOH website, “Listed facilities may or may not currently have positive cases of COVID-19 in residents or staff.” The list is updated weekly, and can be viewed here.

All figures listed above are verified as of 10 a.m. on Friday, May 1 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.

For more of Boca magazine’s ongoing coverage of the coronavirus crisis, click here.

James Biagiotti
James Biagiotti
James Biagiotti is a native of Boca Raton, a marketing professional in South Florida, and the former Web Editor of Boca Raton magazine. He is an avid music fan who spends far too much time listening to, dissecting, and traveling to see his favorite bands. He is also, unfortunately, a devoted Miami Dolphins fan.

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