CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Broward County has surpassed the 100,000 mark of Covid-19 cases, according to data released Saturday.

The 968 additional cases on Saturday bring the county’s total to 100,288 cases, Florida Department of Health reported.

And Florida’s new total of 931,828 cases – with 8,410 additional cases reported Saturday – means the state has the third-highest number of cases in the nation behind Texas and California, according to a New York Times analysis.

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Florida could hit one million cases by early December if the state continues on the same track of new cases from the past two weeks, according to WFLA-TV in Tampa.

The state had close to 83,000 cases in September, and it’s already surpassed 120,000 cases in November, the station reported.

Here is our Saturday roundup of Covid-19 data for Coral Springs, Broward County, and Florida, according to Florida Department of Health: 

Coral Springs:

- 50 new cases as reported Saturday. (4,687 total cases)

Broward County:

- 968 new cases as reported Saturday. (100,288 total cases)

- Positivity rate (a key indicator of infection spread) on Saturday: 7.02%

- new death as reported Saturday. (1,615 total deaths)

Florida:

- 8,410 new cases as reported Saturday. (931,828 total cases)

- 41 new deaths as reported Saturday. (17,930 total deaths)

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- Coral Springs To Discuss Local Options To Fight Covid-19

 

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