PARKLAND, FL- Florida daily cases were below 3,00 on Saturday. The percent of positive results ranged from 4.89% to 11.94% over the past 2 weeks and was 5.52% on Saturday, August 22, 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 Sunday, August 23, 2020:

Florida has 600,571 confirmed cases of COVID-19, an increase of 2,957 in 1 day.  

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Broward County has 69,136​​​​​​​ confirmed cases, an increase of 245 in 1 day.

Parkland has 407 confirmed cases, an increase of 2 in 1 day. 

Coral Springs has 3,066 confirmed cases, an increase of 18 in 1 day. 

Deaths in Florida related to COVID-19: 10,325 an increase of 51 in 1 day.

Broward County has 5,048 (7.3%) hospitalizations with 1,113 (1.6%) deaths due to COVID-19. Deaths increased by 25 in 1 day. The median age is 39.

Broward County Hospital Bed Availability: Hospitals have 982 (18.7%) beds available and 70 (13.8%) adult ICU beds available per the latest data on Friday, August 21, 2020.

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