Coronavirus Update for the Palm Beaches

Gerald Lombardo
Posted by Gerald Lombardo
Updated on
Published in Local News

Here are some Friday, May 29th facts and figures about the coronavirus that residents of the Palm Beaches may want to know.

Palm Beach County

How many cases are in Palm Beach County? The county has 5,541 cases and 339 deaths. Median age of cases is 50.

South Florida

How many cases in South Florida? Palm Beach County has the third-most positive cases in the state behind only Miami-Dade (17,396 cases; 680 deaths) and Broward (6,870 cases; 328 deaths).

How many cases in the Treasure Coast? Martin (557 cases, 9 deaths), St. Lucie (424 cases, 30 deaths) and Indian River (120 cases, 9 deaths).

In the counties near Lake Okeechobee: Hendry County has 354 cases and 13 deaths. Glades County has 24 cases and 1 death. Okeechobee County has 68 cases and no deaths.


How many cases are in Florida? There are 53,285. There have been 2,446 deaths and 10,056 are currently hospitalized.

Orange County (Orlando) has 1,902 cases and 40 deaths. Hillsborough County (Tampa) has 2,019 cases and 76 deaths. Duval County (Jacksonville) has 1,523 cases and 46 deaths.

United States

How many cases are in the U.S.? There are now 1,721,926 total cases, the most in the world, and 101,621 deaths, the most in the world.

Cumulative hospitalizations: New York leads with 78,043 followed by New Jersey (16,778), Connecticut (12,538), Florida (10,056), Massachusetts (9,618), Maryland (8,392), Georgia (7,767), Virginia (6,974), Ohio (5,811) and Indiana (5,285).

State by state deaths: New York leads with 29,529. Florida is 10th, with 2,446. Following New York is New Jersey (11,409), Massachusetts (6,640), Pennsylvania (5,373), Michigan (5,372), Illinois (5,186), California (3,993), Connecticut (3,826), Louisiana (2,741) and Florida.


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