PARKLAND, FL- Florida daily cases are lower than they have been in weeks. The decrease in cases could be a result of the closure of state-run COVID-19 testing sites over the weekend due to the Hurricane Isaias. The percent of positive results ranged from 9.09% to 13.67% over the past 2 weeks and was 9.09% on Sunday, August 2, 2020. This percentage calculated is for people that test positive for the first time and does not include people that had previously tested positive.
Here are the current numbers according to the Florida Department of Health as of Monday, August 3, 2020:
Florida has 491,884 confirmed cases of COVID-19, an increase of 4,752 in 1 day.
Broward County has 58,531 confirmed cases, an increase of 556 in 1 day.
Parkland has 333 confirmed cases, an increase of 2 in 1 day.
Coral Springs has 2,528 confirmed cases, an increase of 55 in 1 day.
Deaths in Florida related to COVID-19: 7,236 an increase of 30 in 1 day.
Broward County has 3,365 (5.8%) hospitalizations with 745 (1.3%) deaths due to COVID-19. Deaths increased by 3 in 1 day. The median age is 39.
Broward County Hospital Bed Availability: Hospitals have 998 (18.2%) beds available and 63 (11.9%) adult ICU beds available per the latest data on Friday, July 31, 2020.
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