PARKLAND, FL- Florida daily cases jumped above 3,000 on Thursday but the overall trend is lower than recent weeks. The percent of positive results ranged from 3.85% to 5.93% over the past 2 weeks and was 4.46% on Wednesday, September 16, 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 Thursday, September 17, 2020:
Florida has 674,456 confirmed cases of COVID-19, an increase of 3,309 in 1 day.
Broward County has 75,048 confirmed cases, an increase of 216 in 1 day.
Parkland has 487 confirmed cases, an increase of 3 in 1 day.
Coral Springs has 3,325 confirmed cases, an increase of 9 in 1 day.
Deaths in Florida related to COVID-19: 13,086 an increase of 188 in 1 day.
Broward County has 5,666 (7.5%) hospitalizations with 1,311 (1.8%) deaths due to COVID-19. Deaths increased by 14 in 1 day. The median age is 39.
Broward County Percent Positive: 2.8% per the latest data on September 16, 2020.
Broward County Hospital Bed Availability: Hospitals have 1104 (20.9%) beds available and 90 (19.3%) adult ICU beds available per the latest data on Thursday, September 17, 2020.
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