PARKLAND, FL- Florida cases continue to grow by over 8,000 daily cases on Saturday. The percent of positive results ranged from 8.34% to 12.28% over the past 2 weeks and was 9.91% on Friday, August 7, 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 Saturday, August 8, 2020:
Florida has 526,577 confirmed cases of COVID-19, an increase of 8,502 in 1 day.
Broward County has 61,614 confirmed cases, an increase of 868 in 1 day.
Parkland has 354 confirmed cases, an increase of 6 in 1 day.
Coral Springs has 2,663 confirmed cases, an increase of 34 in 1 day.
Deaths in Florida related to COVID-19: 8,109 an increase of 182 in 1 day.
Broward County has 3,595 (5.9%) hospitalizations with 789 (1.3%) deaths due to COVID-19. Deaths increased by 0 in 7 day. The median age is 39.
Broward County Hospital Bed Availability: Hospitals have 938 (17.4%) beds available and 62 (11.7%) adult ICU beds available per the latest data on Friday, August 7, 2020.
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