PARKLAND, FL- Heading into the holiday weekend Coronavirus cases in Florida continues to show unprecedented spikes in cases. According to the Florida Department of Health, Thursday saw a new daily record high of close to 10,000 new cases. 

Here are the current numbers as of the latest update on Friday, July 3, 2020:

Florida has 178,594 confirmed cases of COVID-19, an increase of 32,253 in 4 days.  

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Broward County has 18,229 confirmed cases, an increase of 3,184 in 4 days.

Parkland has 87 confirmed cases, an increase of 15 in 4 days. 

Coral Springs has 732 confirmed cases, an increase of 127 in 4 days. 

Deaths in Florida related to COVID-19: 3,684 an increase of 237 in 4 days.

 

Broward County Emergency Order states that all persons in Broward County must wear a facial covering while in outside the boundaries of their residence if social distancing of at least 6 ft. between persons of different households cannot be maintained. Facial coverings must cover their person's nose and mouth. 

With the significant increase in new cases Broward County has issued a temporary Closure of Broward County Beaches. All beaches in Broward County will be closed from 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 3, 2020, until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, July 5, 2020.

The public can report violations of the Emergency Order by calling 311. 

For full details on the Broward County Order, click here

For details on Parkland city, library and park openings, click here

 

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