Tamarac COVID-19 Update: Florida Hits Record Lows For 2021

By Ryan Yousefi

On February 14, the Florida Department of Health reported 66,165 COVID-19 tests were conducted. Out of those, 6,190 came back positive. Of the positive test results, 3,787 were that of Floridians, finding out they had tested positive for the first time.

Testing data for February 14 shows the lowest COVID-19 cases in Florida have reported this year, as well as the fewest tests administered. Just ten days ago, 223,000 Floridians requested a COVID-19 test, more than nearly four-times the amount given yesterday. 

While testing and cases rose, the positivity rate rose to 9.36-percent, a steady increase compared to the numbers reported last week. Data shows of the total positivity rate, 6.83-percent of Floridians tested on February 11 were finding out for the first time they had tested positive for COVID-19.

In Tamarac, there have been 4,905 total positive COVID-19 cases with an increase of 70 positive cases since February 12.  

Statewide in Florida, there have been 1,830,988 positive COVID-19 cases to date. The average age to contract COVID-19 in Broward County on February 11 was 41-years-old. For months, the average Floridian to test positive for COVID-19 has hovered between 39 and 42-years-old. 

Since the pandemic began, 76,219 Floridians have been hospitalized due to complications of COVID-19, and 28,934 have passed away. Of the total deaths in Florida, 2,266 have occurred in Broward County.

Broward County Total Cases

Fort Lauderdale 39,557

Hollywood 35,146

Pompano Beach 17,958

Miramar 11,967

Coral Springs 10,411

Davie 7,892

Sunrise 7,175

Plantation 6,206

Weston 5,754

Deerfield Beach  5,359

Tamarac  4,905

Coconut Creek 4,413

Margate 4,355

Hallandale 3,638

Pembroke Pines 3,470

North Lauderdale  3,017

Oakland Park 2,446

Cooper City  1,996

Parkland 2,017

Dania 1,292

Lauderhill 901

Wilton Manors 857

Lauderdale Lakes 782

Southwest Ranches  617

State of Florida

Miami, Dade 226,018
Orlando, Orange 80,345
Jacksonville, Duval 79,766
Tampa, Hillsborough 61,977
Hialeah, Dade 55,003
Fort Lauderdale, Broward 39,557
Hollywood, Broward 35,146
West Palm Beach, Palm Beach 27,683
Kissimmee, Osceola 26,982
Tallahassee, Leon 26,284
Pensacola, Escambia 24,415
Naples, Collier 23,788
Homestead, Dade 23,326
Saint Petersburg, Pinellas 22,813
Fort Myers, Lee 21,316
Bradenton, Manatee 19,520
Ocala, Marion 19,455
Boca Raton, Palm Beach 19,024
Lakeland, Polk 18,877
Pompano Beach, Broward 17,958
Gainesville, Alachua 17,198
Sarasota, Sarasota 15,316
Lake Worth, Palm Beach 13,752
Port Saint Lucie, St. Lucie 13,741
Cape Coral, Lee 13,548
Clearwater, Pinellas 12,155
Miami Beach, Dade 12,072
Miramar, Broward 11,967
Panama City, Bay 10,999
Boynton Beach, Palm Beach 10,947
Doral, Dade 10,602
Coral Springs, Broward 10,411
Saint Augustine, St. Johns 10,376
Miami Gardens, Dade 10,231
Melbourne, Brevard 9,237
Winter Haven, Polk 9,142
Delray Beach, Palm Beach 8,575
Lehigh Acres, Lee 8,454
Riverview, Hillsborough 8,046
Vero Beach, Indian River 7,993
Milton, Santa Rosa 7,930
Davie, Broward 7,892
New Port Richey, Pasco 7,298
Palm Bay, Brevard 7,185
Sunrise, Broward 7,175
Fort Pierce, St. Lucie 7,019
Coral Gables, Dade 6,959
Saint Cloud, Osceola 6,832
Lake City, Columbia 6,821
Largo, Pinellas 6,785
Daytona Beach, Volusia 6,766
Orange Park, Clay 6,637
Apopka, Orange 6,548
Spring Hill, Hernando 6,351
Plantation, Broward 6,206
Clermont, Lake 6,135
North Miami Beach, Dade 6,111
Davenport, Polk 6,058
Brandon, Hillsborough 6,055
Weston, Broward 5,754
Plant City, Hillsborough 5,738
Sanford, Seminole 5,687
Jupiter, Palm Beach 5,651
Deltona, Volusia 5,621
Deerfield Beach, Broward 5,359
Winter Garden, Orange 5,230
Port Charlotte, Charlotte 5,002
Fort Walton Beach, Okaloosa 4,966
Tamarac, Broward 4,905
Crestview, Okaloosa 4,719
Palm Coast, Flagler 4,714
Stuart, Martin 4,702
Wesley Chapel, Pasco 4,611
Land O Lakes, Pasco 4,478
Coconut Creek, Broward 4,470
Palm Beach Gardens, Palm Beach 4,437
Deland, Volusia 4,422
Margate, Broward 4,355
Palmetto, Manatee 4,352
Winter Park, Orange 4,303
Palm Harbor, Pinellas 4,262
Miami Lakes, Dade 4,204
Wellington, Palm Beach 4,196
Oviedo, Seminole 4,154
Opa Locka, Dade 4,002
Altamonte Springs, Seminole 3,949
Middleburg, Clay 3,947
Live Oak, Suwannee 3,897
Port Orange, Volusia 3,883
Haines City, Polk 3,840
Lutz, Hillsborough 3,828
Venice, Sarasota 3,768
North Port, Sarasota 3,754
Brooksville, Hernando 3,710
Punta Gorda, Charlotte 3,704
Leesburg, Lake 3,680
Sebring, Highlands 3,676
Ocoee, Orange 3,669
Hallandale, Broward 3,638
Valrico, Hillsborough 3,634
Saint Johns, St. Johns 3,579
The Villages, Sumter 3,553
Pembroke Pines, Broward 3,470
Arcadia, Desoto 3,444
Ormond Beach, Volusia 3,424
Bonita Springs, Lee 3,411
Okeechobee, Okeechobee 3,404
Seminole, Pinellas 3,362
Navarre, Santa Rosa 3,333
Zephyrhills, Pasco 3,272
Immokalee, Collier 3,184
Windermere, Orange 3,153
Longwood, Seminole 3,118
Pinellas Park, Pinellas 3,113
Gulf Breeze, Santa Rosa 3,100
North Lauderdale, Broward 3,017
Ruskin, Hillsborough 2,971
Cantonment, Escambia 2,965
Niceville, Okaloosa 2,961
North Miami, Dade 2,948
Cocoa, Brevard 2,922
Quincy, Gadsden 2,819
Jacksonville Beach, Duval 2,807
Panama City Beach, Bay 2,805
Crawfordville, Wakulla 2,769
Lake Worth Beach, Palm Beach 2,765
Cutler Ridge, Dade 2,750
Key West, Monroe 2,723
Palatka, Putnam 2,648
Casselberry, Seminole 2,618
Bartow, Polk 2,609
Hudson, Pasco 2,605
Dade City, Pasco 2,592
Fernandina Beach, Nassau 2,571
Port Richey, Pasco 2,556
Green Cove Springs, Clay 2,548
North Fort Myers, Lee 2,508
Oakland Park, Broward 2,446
Perry, Taylor 2,427
Ponte Vedra Beach, St. Johns 2,422
Titusville, Brevard 2,414
Lake Mary, Seminole 2,405
Auburndale, Polk 2,397
Winter Springs, Seminole 2,386
Kissimmee, Polk 2,386
Marianna, Jackson 2,314
Aventura, Dade 2,306
New Smyrna Beach, Volusia 2,305
Lake Wales, Polk 2,300
Lynn Haven, Bay 2,298
Merritt Island, Brevard 2,271
Tarpon Springs, Pinellas 2,261
Inverness, Citrus 2,224
Clewiston, Hendry 2,213
Belle Glade, Palm Beach 2,149
Fleming Island, Clay 2,146
Eustis, Lake 2,089
Santa Rosa Beach, Walton 2,082
Royal Palm Beach, Palm Beach 2,064
Wimauma, Hillsborough 2,028
Estero, Lee 2,020
Parkland, Broward 2,017
Cooper City, Broward 1,996
Chipley, Washington 1,994
Defuniak Springs, Walton 1,987
Dunedin, Pinellas 1,971
Loxahatchee, Palm Beach 1,965
Holiday, Pasco 1,893
Starke, Bradford 1,863
Key Biscayne, Dade 1,863
Labelle, Hendry 1,860
Rockledge, Brevard 1,860
Destin, Okaloosa 1,844
Sarasota, Manatee 1,827
Mount Dora, Lake 1,799
Avon Park, Highlands 1,786
Parrish, Manatee 1,772
Odessa, Hillsborough 1,771
Mulberry, Polk 1,767
Palm City, Martin 1,747
Tavares, Lake 1,731
Riviera Beach, Palm Beach 1,705
Summerfield, Marion 1,661
Seffner, Hillsborough 1,653
Yulee, Nassau 1,648
Wauchula, Hardee 1,577
Macclenny, Baker 1,567
Groveland, Lake 1,566
Pinecrest, Dade 1,543
Mayo, Lafayette 1,535
Coconut Grove, Dade 1,522
Bonifay, Holmes 1,519
Maitland, Orange 1,496
Callahan, Nassau 1,488
Orange City, Volusia 1,481
Carol City, Dade 1,479
Sebastian, Indian River 1,472
Crossings, Dade 1,468
Ponte Vedra, St. Johns 1,467
Lithia, Hillsborough 1,463
Missing, Dade 1,448
Lady Lake, Lake 1,397
Crystal River, Citrus 1,397
Homosassa, Citrus 1,394
Palmetto Bay, Dade 1,373
Lake Butler, Union 1,326
Pace, Santa Rosa 1,306
Dania, Broward 1,304
Lake Placid, Highlands 1,297
Atlantic Beach, Duval 1,272
Sun City Center, Hillsborough 1,269
Madison, Madison 1,267
Gibsonton, Hillsborough 1,254
Biscayne Park, Dade 1,251
Monticello, Jefferson 1,237
Florida City, Dade 1,236
Dover, Hillsborough 1,234
Hobe Sound, Martin 1,205
Indiantown, Martin 1,204
Oldsmar, Pinellas 1,204
Dunnellon, Marion 1,198
Alachua, Alachua 1,194
Graceville, Jackson 1,190
Edgewater, Volusia 1,190
Apollo Beach, Hillsborough 1,165
Palm Springs, Palm Beach 1,162
Century, Escambia 1,135
Debary, Volusia 1,129
Belleview, Marion 1,120
North Palm Beach, Palm Beach 1,094
Newberry, Alachua 1,080
Lantana, Palm Beach 1,077
South Miami, Dade 1,066
Lecanto, Citrus 1,046
Havana, Gadsden 1,046
El Portal, Dade 1,038
Hilliard, Nassau 1,033
Williston, Levy 1,021
Jasper, Hamilton 1,008
Blountstown, Calhoun 1,005

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Ryan Yousefi
Ryan Yousefi
Ryan Yousefi has lived in Coral Springs for over 30 years. He has worked as a writer for multiples outlets over the years, including the Miami New Times where he has covered sports and culture since 2013. He holds a Bachelor's Degree and a Master's Degree in Business Healthcare Management from Western Governors University.

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