PARKLAND, FL- Florida reported 5,178 new cases of COVID-19 and 72 deaths on Wednesday.

Florida has vaccinated a total of 8,684,024 and 5,985,537 have completed the series. Broward County has vaccinated 805,373 and 536,046 have completed the series.

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The percent of positive results ranged from 5.76% to 8.40% over the past 2 weeks and was 5.76% on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. The 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 COVID-19 numbers according to the Florida Department of Health as of Wednesday, April 28, 2021:

Florida: 2,222,546 confirmed cases, an increase of 10,449 since Monday. 

Broward County: 234,699 total confirmed cases, an increase of 1,075 since Monday. 

Parkland: 2,714 total confirmed cases, an increase of 12 since Monday. 

Coral Springs: 13,748 total confirmed cases, an increase of 69 since Monday. 

Deaths in Florida related to COVID-19: 35,030 an increase of 118 since Monday.  

Broward County: 9,981 (4.2%) total hospitalizations with 2,886 (1.2%) deaths due to COVID-19. Deaths increased by 18 since Monday. The median age is 38.

Parkland Schools Total Cases According to the Florida Department of Health's Latest Data April 17:

  • Heron Heights Elementary: 19 cases
  • Marjory Stoneman Douglas: 65 cases 
  • Mary Help of Christians School: 11 cases 
  • Park Trails Elementary: 47 cases 
  • Riverglades Elementary: 41 cases 
  • Somerset Parkland Academy: 19 cases 
  • Westglades Middle School: 33 cases 


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