Coronavirus updates: Updated number of coronavirus cases in Palm Beach County, Florida, the U.S. and the world. The U.S. leads the world in the number of cases and deaths.

Coronavirus by the numbers, as of Wednesday, May 6:


PALM BEACH COUNTY


How many cases are in Palm Beach County? The county has 3,480 cases and 215 deaths. The age range of cases is from an infant to 104. Median age is 54.


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SOUTH FLORIDA


How many cases in South Florida? Palm Beach County has the third-most positive cases in the state behind only Miami-Dade (13,371 cases; 432 deaths) and Broward (5,553 cases; 219 deaths).


Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties combine for 22,404 cases and 866 deaths.


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How many cases in the Treasure Coast? Martin (224 cases, 6 deaths), St. Lucie (265 cases, 25 deaths) and Indian River (99, 8 deaths) counties now account for 588 cases and 39 deaths.


Okeechobee County has 18 cases and no deaths.


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FLORIDA


How many cases are in Florida? There are 38,002. There have been 1,539 deaths and 6,557 are currently hospitalized.


Orange County (Orlando) has 1,460 cases and 36 deaths. Hillsborough County (Tampa) has 1,331 cases and 33 deaths. Duval County (Jacksonville) has 1,077 cases and 26 deaths.


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Confirmed cases by county



UNITED STATES


How many cases are in the U.S.? There are now 1,244,302 total cases, the most in the world, and 72,867 deaths, the most in the world.


State by state cases: Florida is eighth with 37,982. New York leads with 330,139 followed by New Jersey (131,705), Massachusetts (70,271), Illinois (65,962), California (58,790), Pennsylvania (53,907), Michigan (44,397) and Florida.


State by state deaths: New York leads by far, with 25,436. Florida is 10th, with 1,539. Following New York is New Jersey (8,292), Massachusetts (4,212), Michigan (4,179), Pennsylvania (3,196), Illinois (2,838), Connecticut (2,633), California (2,379), Louisiana (2,115) and Florida.


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WORLD


How many cases are in the world? There are 3,778,012 cases and 261,243 deaths. 1,275,321 people have recovered from the virus.


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Which countries have the most cases? After the U.S. (1,244,302), Spain (253,682), Italy (214,457), the United Kingdom (201,101), France (170,551), Germany (167,372), Russia (165,929), Turkey (131,744), Brazil (116,299), Iran (101,650) and China (82,883).


Which countries have the most deaths? The U.S. leads, with 72,867. The U.K. is second with 30,076, followed by Italy (29,684), Spain (25,857), France (25,531), Belgium (8,339), Brazil (7,966), Germany (6,993), Iran (6,418), the Netherlands (5,204) and China (4,633).


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RESOURCES


From the Florida Department of Health


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For more information:


– Florida Department of Health coronavirus web page


– CDC coronavirus web page


– Florida DOH coronavirus hotline (8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday) is 866-779-6121 or email COVID-19@flhealth.gov