COVID-19: Weekly Outlook Southern Palm Beach County – 1/10/22
A Summary Of Last Week’s COVID-19 Numbers In Palm Beach County
Boca Raton, FL – Boca Post (BocaPost.com) — A high level review of the numbers surrounding COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations, tests, and vaccinations as it affects Palm Beach County as a weekly outlook for 1/10/22.
COVID-19 Positivity Rate In Palm Beach County Is At 38%
Palm Beach County has a currently has a COVID-19 positivity rate of 38% which is slightly higher than Florida’s current average of 31%. The most recent numbers show the state may be on a downswing since the peak shown the first week on January of 2022. With Florida reporting 397,114 new cases last week, there is still a long way to go.
397,114 New COVID-19 Cases In Florida
Florida saw an increase of 397,114 new cases across the state last week. That number is slightly higher than the entire population of the city of Tampa, FL.
29,147 New COVID-19 Cases In Palm Beach County
Palm Beach County saw an increase of 29,147 new cases last week. That number is slightly higher than the entire population of Palm Springs, FL.
1,272,801 People Tested For COVID-19 In Florida
Last week Florida tested 1,272,801 for COVID-19. On average, average 181,829 have been tested daily over the last 7 days.
Palm Beach County Hospitals See 92% Increase Of COVID-19 Cases
As of the end of last week, Palm Beach County hospitals have seen a 92% increase in new admissions due to COVID-19. 1132 total new admission seen in Palm Beach County due to COVID-19.
Palm Beach County hospitals are reporting a utilization of 20% beds in use due to COVID-19. That is about a 10% increase from the week prior. Florida hospitals are also reporting about 17% ICU beds used due to COVID-19 as of last week. That is a 9% increase from the week before.
Statewide, Florida is currently reporting 12,507 adult patients and 577 pediatric patients were recently admitted in to hospitals due to COVID-19 last week. That averages out to 82 pediatric patients and 1,787 adult patients being admitted a day.