PARKLAND, FL- Florida daily cases were just over 6,000 on Thursday. The percent of positive results ranged from 8.36% to 11.87% over the past 2 weeks and was 9.52% on Wednesday, August 12, 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, August 13, 2020:

Florida has 557,137 confirmed cases of COVID-19, an increase of 6,236 in 1 day.  

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Broward County has 64,741 confirmed cases, an increase of 661 in 1 day.

Parkland has 377 confirmed cases, an increase of 4 in 1 day. 

Coral Springs has 2,830 confirmed cases, an increase of 38 in 1 day. 

Deaths in Florida related to COVID-19: 8,913 an increase of 148 in 1 day.

Broward County has 4,191 (6.5%) hospitalizations with 883 (1.4%) deaths due to COVID-19. Deaths increased by 24 in 1 day. The median age is 39.

Broward County Hospital Bed Availability: Hospitals have 991 (18.4%) beds available and 68 (13.2%) adult ICU beds available per the latest data on Thursday, August 13, 2020.

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