PALM BEACH, Fla. —
CORRECTION: This article originally stated the mask mandate was for the entire town rather than inside town-owned buildings because of a typo posted by the Town of Palm Beach on its website. The correct mask mandate is for inside town-owned buildings.
The Town of Palm Beach reinstated its mask policy for all individuals Monday.
The town posted on its website that both those who are vaccinated and unvaccinated must adhere to the policy if they are inside town-owned buildings.
This comes as Florida hit a 15.1% positivity rate in its weekly report Friday and Palm Beach County hit a 12.5% positivity rate.
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The recommended positivity rate is 5%, which Florida has not been at or below since June 25, according to the state’s weekly reports.
As of Friday morning, Florida was one of three states accounting for 40% of all new COVID-19 infections.