PARKLAND, FL- Florida daily cases were just above 3,000 on Wednesday. The percent of positive results ranged from 4.93% to 9.52% over the past 2 weeks and was 5.75% on Tuesday, August 25, 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 26, 2020:

Florida has 608,722 confirmed cases of COVID-19, an increase of 3,327 in 1 day.  

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Broward County has 69,883 confirmed cases, an increase of 299 in 1 day.

Parkland has 419 confirmed cases, an increase of 5 in 1 day. 

Coral Springs has 3,107 confirmed cases, an increase of 17 in 1 day. 

Deaths in Florida related to COVID-19: 10,733 an increase of 153 in 1 day.

Broward County has 5,117 (7.3%) hospitalizations with 1,160 (1.7%) deaths due to COVID-19. Deaths increased by 13 in 1 day. The median age is 39.

Broward County Percent Positive: 5.8% per the latest data on August 26, 2020.

Broward County Hospital Bed Availability: Hospitals have 939 (18.3%) beds available and 81 (16.4%) adult ICU beds available per the latest data on Wednesday, August 26, 2020.

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