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- 127 confirmed cases in the Town of Palm Beach: 5 deaths.
- 48,352 confirmed cases in Palm Beach County, with 1,254 deaths.
- 724,553 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the State of Florida, with 13,100 deaths.
- 6,640,540 confirmed cases in the US, with 197,091 deaths.
- 29,925,969 confirmed cases worldwide, with 942,076 deaths.
- Palm Beach County approved Emergency Order Number 20-20 REQUIRES masks or face coverings to be worn by all persons while visiting or working in any businesses, establishment or residential buildings. This includes, but is not limited to, restaurants, retail establishments, hotels, grocery stores, gyms, pharmacies, indoor recreational facilities, houses of worship, government buildings, multifamily buildings, and vehicles for hire.
- Face coverings MUST also be worn by all persons in outdoor public places where social distancing of 6 feet or more is not possible.
- The types of masks that are acceptable, include cloth, surgical, dust, and N95 masks without vents. Masks with vents or exhalation valves are not acceptable, as they allow unfiltered exhaled air to escape.
- MASKS MUST BE WORN PROPERLY – Please ensure masks and other acceptable face coverings are worn completely over the NOSE and MOUTH when in the presence of others. When removing masks, only touch the strings or ear loops. Do not touch the actual face covering to avoid contaminating your hands. Masks should be washed or disposed after wearing.
WORKING TOGETHER TO KEEP THE INFECTION RATE DOWN
- With Step 1, Phase 2 now in effect, it is extremely important that residents continue to AVOID THE THREE C’s – CLOSED spaces with poor ventilation, CROWDED spaces with many people nearby and CLOSE-CONTACT settings such as close-range conversations. Also remember to wear a mask, social distance, and wash your hands frequently.
- Download the RISK INDEX CHART at the end of this Alert to see which activities put you at most risk and which ones are low risk.