PARKLAND, FL- Florida daily cases are creeping back up again with daily counts over 8,000 on Wednesday. The percent of positive results ranged from 8.36% to 12.05% over the past 2 weeks and was 11.89% on Tuesday, August 11, 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 Wednesday, August 12, 2020:

Florida has 550,901 confirmed cases of COVID-19, an increase of 8,109 in 1 day.  

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Broward County has 64,080 confirmed cases, an increase of 475 in 1 day.

Parkland has 373 confirmed cases, an increase of 3 in 1 day. 

Coral Springs has 2,792 confirmed cases, an increase of 23 in 1 day. 

Deaths in Florida related to COVID-19: 8,765 an increase of 221 in 1 day.

Broward County has 4,080 (6.4%) hospitalizations with 859 (1.4%) deaths due to COVID-19. Deaths increased by 3 in 1 day. The median age is 39.

Broward County Hospital Bed Availability: Hospitals have 979 (18.3%) beds available and 62 (12.0%) adult ICU beds available per the latest data on Wednesday, August 12, 2020.

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