PARKLAND, FL- Florida daily cases are increasing with 5,444 on Thursday, October 29. The percent of positive results ranged from 3.65% to 6.73% over the past 2 weeks and was 5.89% on Thursday, October 29, 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, October 30, 2020:

Florida has 800,216 confirmed cases of COVID-19, an increase of 18,203 in past 4 days.  

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Broward County has 86,091 confirmed cases, an increase of 2,129 in past 4 days.

Parkland has 630 confirmed cases, an increase of 31 in past 4 days. 

Coral Springs has 3,913 confirmed cases, an increase of 223 in past 4 days.

Deaths in Florida related to COVID-19: 16,720 an increase of 271 in past 4 days.

Broward County has 6,180 (7.2%) hospitalizations with 1,522 (1.8%) deaths due to COVID-19. Deaths increased by 1 in the past 4 days. The median age is 39.

Broward County Percent Positive: 5.6% per the latest data on October 29, 2020.

Broward County Hospital Bed Availability: Hospitals have 983 (18.7%) beds available and 95 (20.5%) adult ICU beds available per the latest data on Friday, October 30, 2020.

Parkland Schools:  Parkland Trails Elementary: 3 cases -Westglades Middle School: 2 cases 

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