PARKLAND, FL- Broward County is continuing to see an increase in cases with less hospital and ICU bed availability. The percent of positive results ranged from 10.55% to 18.53% over the past 2 weeks and was 10.55% on Tuesday, July 21, 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 as of the latest update on Wednesday, July 22, 2020:

Florida has 379,619 confirmed cases of COVID-19, an increase of 9,785 in 1 day.  

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Broward County has 43,747 confirmed cases, an increase of 1,170 in 1 day.

Parkland has 238 confirmed cases, an increase of 7 in 1 day. 

Coral Springs has 1,812 confirmed cases, an increase of 104 in 4 days. 

Deaths in Florida related to COVID-19: 5,345 an increase of 139 in 1 day.

Broward County to date has had 2,880 (7%) hospitalizations with 529 (1%) deaths due to COVID-19. Deaths increased by 12 in 1 day. The median age is 39.

Broward County Hospital Bed Availability: Hospitals have 886 (15.9%) beds available and 45 (8.6%) adult ICU beds available.

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