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.
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:
- 50 new cases as reported Saturday. (4,687 total cases)
- 968 new cases as reported Saturday. (100,288 total cases)
- Positivity rate (a key indicator of infection spread) on Saturday: 7.02%
- 3 new death as reported Saturday. (1,615 total deaths)
- 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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