Tamarac COVID-19 Update: Number of Floridians Vaccinated

 By Ryan Yousefi

Data released by the Florida Department of Health on February 15 show 3,490,648 – or 11.59 percent of Floridians have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccination. Broward County has administered a total of 313,322 doses of the vaccine, and 109,872 people are now totally vaccinated. 

In COVID-19 cases,  134,136 COVID-19 tests were conducted on February 16. Out of those, 11,291 came back positive. Of the positive test results, 7,253 were that of Floridians, finding out they had tested positive for the first time.

While testing and cases rose, the positivity rate rose to 8.42-percent, a steady increase compared to the numbers reported last week. Data shows of the total positivity rate, 6.42-percent of Floridians tested on February 16 were finding out for the first time they had tested positive for COVID-19.

Since the pandemic began, Tamarac has reported 4,959 total positive COVID-19 cases — an increase of 54 positive cases since February 15.  

Statewide in Florida, there have been 1,844,627 positive COVID-19 cases to date. The average age to contract COVID-19 in Broward County on February 16 was 40-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, 76,825 Floridians have been hospitalized due to complications of COVID-19, and 29,311 have passed away. Of the total deaths in Florida, 2,283 have occurred in Broward County, an increase of 15 new deaths since February 15. 

Broward County Total Cases

Fort Lauderdale 39,821

Hollywood 35,409

Pompano Beach 18,078

Miramar 12,983

Coral Springs 10,490

Davie 7,964

Sunrise 7,246

Plantation 6,260

Weston 5,790

Deerfield Beach  5,412

Tamarac  4,959

Coconut Creek 4,512

Margate 4,405

Hallandale 3,666

Pembroke Pines 3,508

North Lauderdale  3,063

Oakland Park 2,475

Cooper City  2,016

Parkland 2,040

Dania 1,320

Lauderhill 917

Wilton Manors 868

Lauderdale Lakes 783

Southwest Ranches  620

State of Florida
Miami, Dade 227,539
Orlando, Orange 80,934
Jacksonville, Duval 80,320
Tampa, Hillsborough 62,461
Hialeah, Dade 55,435
Fort Lauderdale, Broward 39,821
Hollywood, Broward 35,409
West Palm Beach, Palm Beach 27,922
Kissimmee, Osceola 27,171
Tallahassee, Leon 26,492
Pensacola, Escambia 24,553
Naples, Collier 23,905
Homestead, Dade 23,501
Saint Petersburg, Pinellas 23,000
Fort Myers, Lee 21,434
Bradenton, Manatee 19,714
Ocala, Marion 19,604
Boca Raton, Palm Beach 19,215
Lakeland, Polk 19,043
Pompano Beach, Broward 18,078
Gainesville, Alachua 17,292
Sarasota, Sarasota 15,433
Port Saint Lucie, St. Lucie 13,888
Lake Worth, Palm Beach 13,867
Cape Coral, Lee 13,634
Clearwater, Pinellas 12,251
Miami Beach, Dade 12,178
Miramar, Broward 12,083
Panama City, Bay 11,049
Boynton Beach, Palm Beach 11,040
Doral, Dade 10,709
Coral Springs, Broward 10,490
Saint Augustine, St. Johns 10,429
Miami Gardens, Dade 10,305
Melbourne, Brevard 9,329
Winter Haven, Polk 9,229
Delray Beach, Palm Beach 8,636
Lehigh Acres, Lee 8,486
Riverview, Hillsborough 8,096
Vero Beach, Indian River 8,081
Milton, Santa Rosa 7,972
Davie, Broward 7,964
New Port Richey, Pasco 7,372
Palm Bay, Brevard 7,287
Sunrise, Broward 7,246
Fort Pierce, St. Lucie 7,072
Coral Gables, Dade 7,021
Saint Cloud, Osceola 6,890
Lake City, Columbia 6,861
Largo, Pinellas 6,830
Daytona Beach, Volusia 6,760
Orange Park, Clay 6,680
Apopka, Orange 6,617
Spring Hill, Hernando 6,413
Plantation, Broward 6,260
Clermont, Lake 6,194
North Miami Beach, Dade 6,162
Davenport, Polk 6,144
Brandon, Hillsborough 6,087
Weston, Broward 5,790
Plant City, Hillsborough 5,788
Sanford, Seminole 5,741
Jupiter, Palm Beach 5,712
Deltona, Volusia 5,600
Deerfield Beach, Broward 5,412
Winter Garden, Orange 5,278
Port Charlotte, Charlotte 5,034
Fort Walton Beach, Okaloosa 4,980
Tamarac, Broward 4,959
Palm Coast, Flagler 4,750
Crestview, Okaloosa 4,745
Stuart, Martin 4,732
Wesley Chapel, Pasco 4,648
Land O Lakes, Pasco 4,517
Coconut Creek, Broward 4,512
Palm Beach Gardens, Palm Beach 4,472
Deland, Volusia 4,420
Margate, Broward 4,405
Palmetto, Manatee 4,400
Winter Park, Orange 4,347
Palm Harbor, Pinellas 4,309
Wellington, Palm Beach 4,239
Miami Lakes, Dade 4,231
Oviedo, Seminole 4,200
Opa Locka, Dade 4,037
Altamonte Springs, Seminole 3,993
Middleburg, Clay 3,974
Live Oak, Suwannee 3,929
Port Orange, Volusia 3,885
Lutz, Hillsborough 3,870
Haines City, Polk 3,867
Venice, Sarasota 3,790
North Port, Sarasota 3,771
Brooksville, Hernando 3,743
Punta Gorda, Charlotte 3,731
Sebring, Highlands 3,710
Ocoee, Orange 3,709
Leesburg, Lake 3,701
Valrico, Hillsborough 3,675
Hallandale, Broward 3,666
Saint Johns, St. Johns 3,597
The Villages, Sumter 3,587
Pembroke Pines, Broward 3,508
Arcadia, Desoto 3,493
Bonita Springs, Lee 3,435
Ormond Beach, Volusia 3,431
Okeechobee, Okeechobee 3,412
Seminole, Pinellas 3,391
Navarre, Santa Rosa 3,361
Zephyrhills, Pasco 3,300
Immokalee, Collier 3,188
Windermere, Orange 3,174
Longwood, Seminole 3,139
Pinellas Park, Pinellas 3,139
Gulf Breeze, Santa Rosa 3,114
North Lauderdale, Broward 3,062
Ruskin, Hillsborough 3,000
Cantonment, Escambia 2,978
Niceville, Okaloosa 2,973
North Miami, Dade 2,968
Cocoa, Brevard 2,947
Quincy, Gadsden 2,832
Panama City Beach, Bay 2,825
Jacksonville Beach, Duval 2,823
Crawfordville, Wakulla 2,787
Lake Worth Beach, Palm Beach 2,783
Cutler Ridge, Dade 2,750
Key West, Monroe 2,742
Palatka, Putnam 2,655
Casselberry, Seminole 2,640
Hudson, Pasco 2,632
Bartow, Polk 2,625
Dade City, Pasco 2,612
Fernandina Beach, Nassau 2,588
Port Richey, Pasco 2,583
Green Cove Springs, Clay 2,557
North Fort Myers, Lee 2,523
Oakland Park, Broward 2,475
Titusville, Brevard 2,450
Perry, Taylor 2,438
Ponte Vedra Beach, St. Johns 2,433
Lake Mary, Seminole 2,428
Kissimmee, Polk 2,417
Winter Springs, Seminole 2,410
Auburndale, Polk 2,408
Aventura, Dade 2,324
Lake Wales, Polk 2,322
Marianna, Jackson 2,320
Lynn Haven, Bay 2,311
New Smyrna Beach, Volusia 2,303
Merritt Island, Brevard 2,294
Tarpon Springs, Pinellas 2,281
Inverness, Citrus 2,249
Clewiston, Hendry 2,224
Fleming Island, Clay 2,172
Belle Glade, Palm Beach 2,163
Eustis, Lake 2,102
Santa Rosa Beach, Walton 2,097
Royal Palm Beach, Palm Beach 2,078
Wimauma, Hillsborough 2,058
Parkland, Broward 2,040
Estero, Lee 2,035
Cooper City, Broward 2,016
Dunedin, Pinellas 2,000
Chipley, Washington 1,998
Defuniak Springs, Walton 1,991
Loxahatchee, Palm Beach 1,985
Holiday, Pasco 1,907
Rockledge, Brevard 1,884
Starke, Bradford 1,869
Key Biscayne, Dade 1,865
Labelle, Hendry 1,865
Sarasota, Manatee 1,856
Destin, Okaloosa 1,854
Mount Dora, Lake 1,808
Parrish, Manatee 1,801
Avon Park, Highlands 1,794
Odessa, Hillsborough 1,781
Palm City, Martin 1,771
Mulberry, Polk 1,769
Tavares, Lake 1,740
Riviera Beach, Palm Beach 1,714
Summerfield, Marion 1,677
Seffner, Hillsborough 1,668
Yulee, Nassau 1,656
Wauchula, Hardee 1,584
Groveland, Lake 1,575
Macclenny, Baker 1,571
Pinecrest, Dade 1,554
Mayo, Lafayette 1,541
Coconut Grove, Dade 1,527
Bonifay, Holmes 1,525
Maitland, Orange 1,513
Callahan, Nassau 1,496
Sebastian, Indian River 1,487
Carol City, Dade 1,486
Orange City, Volusia 1,482
Lithia, Hillsborough 1,479
Ponte Vedra, St. Johns 1,471
Crossings, Dade 1,467
Missing, Dade 1,455
Crystal River, Citrus 1,411
Homosassa, Citrus 1,405
Lady Lake, Lake 1,404
Palmetto Bay, Dade 1,381
Lake Butler, Union 1,330
Dania, Broward 1,320
Pace, Santa Rosa 1,316
Lake Placid, Highlands 1,308
Madison, Madison 1,279
Atlantic Beach, Duval 1,277
Sun City Center, Hillsborough 1,273
Gibsonton, Hillsborough 1,265
Biscayne Park, Dade 1,256
Florida City, Dade 1,246
Monticello, Jefferson 1,243
Dover, Hillsborough 1,241
Oldsmar, Pinellas 1,220
Hobe Sound, Martin 1,215
Indiantown, Martin 1,205
Dunnellon, Marion 1,205
Alachua, Alachua 1,200
Graceville, Jackson 1,195
Edgewater, Volusia 1,191
Apollo Beach, Hillsborough 1,181
Palm Springs, Palm Beach 1,171
Century, Escambia 1,135
Debary, Volusia 1,132
Belleview, Marion 1,129
North Palm Beach, Palm Beach 1,100
Lantana, Palm Beach 1,087
Newberry, Alachua 1,086
South Miami, Dade 1,076
Lecanto, Citrus 1,053
Havana, Gadsden 1,050
El Portal, Dade 1,040

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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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