PARKLAND, FL- Florida reported over 6,000 new Coronavirus cases and 122 deaths on Wednesday. 

Florida has vaccinated a total of 3,174,162 and 1,773,638 have completed the series. Broward County has vaccinated 273,112 and 158,340 have completed the series.

The percent of positive results ranged from 5.20% to 6.90% over the past 2 weeks and was 6.82% on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. The 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 COVID-19 numbers according to the Florida Department of Health as of Wednesday, March 3, 2021:

Florida: 1,924,114 total confirmed cases, an increase of 6,014 since yesterday. 

Broward County: 196,771 total confirmed cases, an increase of 657 since yesterday. 

Parkland: 2,177 total confirmed cases, an increase of 6 since yesterday. 

Coral Springs: 11,108 total confirmed cases, an increase of 33 since yesterday. 

Deaths in Florida related to COVID-19: 31,267 an increase of 122 since yesterday.  

Broward County: 8,979 (4.6%) total hospitalizations with 2,422 (1.2%) deaths due to COVID-19. Deaths increased by 14 since yesterday. The median age is 39.

Broward County Percent Positive: 6.6% per the latest data on March 2, 2021.

Broward County Hospital Bed Availability: Hospitals have 904 (16.9%) beds available and 88 (18.6%) adult ICU beds available per the latest data on March 3, 2021.

Parkland Schools Total Cases According to the Florida Department of Health's Latest Data Through February 20:

  • Heron Heights Elementary: 10 cases (+2)
  • Marjory Stoneman Douglas: 49 cases (+8)
  • Mary Help of Christians School: 8 cases (+0)
  • Park Trails Elementary: 25 cases (+3)
  • Riverglades Elementary: 25 cases (+1)
  • Somerset Parkland Academy: 15 cases (+0)
  • Westglades Middle School: 19 cases (+5)


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