PARKLAND, FL- Florida continues to see rises in daily COVID-19 cases with Wednesday showing almost 14,000 new cases. The percent of positive results ranged from 11.26% to 18.46% over the past 2 weeks and was 12.94% on Wednesday, July 15, 2020.

Here are the current numbers as of the latest update on Thursday, July 16, 2020:

Florida has 315,775 confirmed cases of COVID-19, an increase of 45,964 in 4 days.  

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Broward County has 35,566 confirmed cases, an increase of 5,541 in 4 days.

Parkland has 186 confirmed cases, an increase of 34 in 4 days. 

Coral Springs has 1,374 confirmed cases, an increase of 279 in 4 days. 

Deaths in Florida related to COVID-19: 4,677 an increase of 435 in 4 days. 

Broward County has had 2,643 hospitalizations (8%) with 464 deaths (1%) to date due to COVID-19. 

Broward County Emergency Order states that all persons in Broward County must wear a facial covering while outside the boundaries of their residence if social distancing of at least 6 feet between persons of different households cannot be maintained.

No serving food or drink on restaurant premises between 10:00 p.m.-5:00 a.m. Restaurants will face temporary closures if in violation of order. 

The public can report violations of the Emergency Order by calling 311. 

For full details on the Broward County Order, click here

For details on Parkland city, library and park openings, click here

 

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