Megan Mandatta

I am majoring in Multimedia Studies with a Concentration in Journalism as a Junior at Florida Atlantic University. I love to write about current events in our community.

By Megan Mandatta On Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
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Palm Beach County July 8 COVID-19 Update

Gov. Ron DeSantis led a briefing on July 6 equipped with a 28-slide PowerPoint presentation detailing the current state of Florida amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. DeSantis noted that a majority of those tested More...

By Megan Mandatta On Monday, July 6th, 2020
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Palm Beach County July 6 COVID-19 Update

Florida reaches another grim COVID-19 milestone with 206,447 total positive cases. Palm Beach County cases continue increasing with 17,242 positive cases. In an attempt to slow the increase of positive More...

By Megan Mandatta On Friday, July 3rd, 2020
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Palm Beach County July 3 COVID-19 Update

Compared to July 1, Palm Beach County saw continued growth in COVID-19 cases from 14,447 to 15,324 positive cases. There are 178,594 positive cases across the state of Florida with the death toll reaching 3,684 More...

By Megan Mandatta On Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
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July 1 COVID-19 Update for Palm Beach County

As a new month begins, COVID-19 positive cases and deaths continue to increase in Florida and Palm Beach County. Palm Beach County is set to close all beaches, private and public, Friday through Sunday. Nearby More...

By Megan Mandatta On Monday, June 29th, 2020
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Palm Beach County June 29 COVID-19 Update

Florida’s COVID-19 positive cases continue to increase daily reaching 146,341 people by June 29. Palm Beach County now has a total of 13,711 positive cases and 503 deaths. Compared to June 26, Palm Beach County More...

By Megan Mandatta On Sunday, June 28th, 2020
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Palm Beach County to Mail Masks to all Households

Palm Beach County Mayor Dave Kerner announced Friday that each household in Palm Beach County will receive two masks in the mail after the mandatory mask mandate took effect. Kerner cites a high number of at-risk More...

By Megan Mandatta On Friday, June 26th, 2020
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Florida Breaks Record for its Most COVID-19 Cases in One Day

June 26 Update The state of Florida reached a somber milestone with nearly 9,000 cases reported in a single day. Palm Beach County hit a total of 12,498 positive cases with 654 confirmed new cases on June 25. Palm More...

By Megan Mandatta On Wednesday, June 24th, 2020
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Palm Beach County COVID-19 June 24 Update

The Florida Department of Health reports a total of 109,014 positive COVID-19 cases in Florida with 11,536 cases in Palm Beach County. COVID-19 cases continue to increase as the county questions their request More...

By Megan Mandatta On Wednesday, June 24th, 2020
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Palm Beach County Makes Facial Coverings Mandatory

Palm Beach County’s Board of Commissioners met June 23 and unanimously approved a mandatory facial covering policy after facing a slew of angered residents speaking against the mandate. Masks are now required More...

By Megan Mandatta On Monday, June 22nd, 2020
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June 22 Palm Beach County COVID-19 Case Updates

There are 100,217 total positive cases of COVID-19 in Florida as of June 22. In Palm Beach County there are 10,943 total positive cases and 468 deaths according to the Florida Department of Health. Photo Courtesy More...