PARKLAND, FL- Florida daily cases stayed just above 3,000 on Friday but the overall trend is lower than recent weeks. The percent of positive results ranged from 3.85% to 5.94% over the past 2 weeks and was 4.18% on Thursday, September 17, 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 Friday, September 18, 2020:
Florida has 677,660 confirmed cases of COVID-19, an increase of 3,239 in 1 day.
Broward County has 75,266 confirmed cases, an increase of 218 in 1 day.
Parkland has 489 confirmed cases, an increase of 2 in 1 day.
Coral Springs has 3,330 confirmed cases, an increase of 5 in 1 day.
Deaths in Florida related to COVID-19: 13,225 an increase of 133 in 1 day.
Broward County has 5,685 (7.6%) hospitalizations with 1,317 (1.8%) deaths due to COVID-19. Deaths increased by 6 in 1 day. The median age is 39.
Broward County Percent Positive: 3.4% per the latest data on September 17, 2020.
Broward County Hospital Bed Availability: Hospitals have 1137 (21.5%) beds available and 101 (22.2%) adult ICU beds available per the latest data on Friday, September 18, 2020.
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