PARKLAND, FL- Daily cases in Florida and Broward County have stayed steady over the past week. The percent of positive results ranged from 3.74% to 5.25% over the past 2 weeks and was 4.15% Tuesday, October 6, 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, October 7, 2020:

Florida has 722,707 confirmed cases of COVID-19, an increase of 4,833 since Monday.  

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Broward County has 78,374 confirmed cases, an increase of 362 since Monday.

Parkland has 535 confirmed cases, an increase of 7 since Monday. 

Coral Springs has 3,457 confirmed cases, an increase of 12 since Monday.

Deaths in Florida related to COVID-19: 14,904 an increase of 192 since Monday.

Broward County has 5,941 (7.6%) hospitalizations with 1,440 (1.9%) deaths due to COVID-19. Deaths increased by 17 since Monday. The median age is 39.

Broward County Percent Positive: 3.0% per the latest data on October 6, 2020.

Broward County Hospital Bed Availability: Hospitals have 1022 (19.7%) beds available and 91 (20.1%) adult ICU beds available per the latest data on Wednesday, October 7, 2020.

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