Tamarac COVID-19 Update: Number of Floridians Vaccinated

By Ryan Yousefi

Data released by the Florida Department of Health on February 18 show 3,783,965 – or 12.39 percent of Floridians have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccination.

Broward County has administered a total of 341,288 doses of the vaccine, and 124,487 people are now totally vaccinated. Overall, 5.89-percent of Floridians have been fully vaccinated. 

In COVID-19 cases, 134,869 COVID-19 tests were conducted on February 18. Out of those, 10,026 came back positive. Of the positive test results, 6,652 were that of Floridians, finding out they had tested positive for the first time.

While testing and cases rose, the positivity rate rose to 7.43-percent, a steady decrease compared to the numbers reported last week. Data shows of the total positivity rate, 5.48-percent of Floridians tested on February 18 found out for the first time they had tested positive for COVID-19.

Tamarac has a total of 4,993 total positive COVID-19 cases — an increase of 36 positive cases since February 16.  

Statewide in Florida, there have been 1,856,427 positive COVID-19 cases to date. The average age to contract COVID-19 in Broward County on February 18 was 39-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, 77,408 Floridians have been hospitalized due to complications of COVID-19, and 29,692 have died. Of the total deaths, 2,310 were from Broward County, with an increase of 27 new deaths since February 16. 

Broward County Total Cases

Fort Lauderdale 40,213

Hollywood 35,650

Pompano Beach 18,206

Miramar 12,143

Coral Springs 10,585

Davie 8,015

Sunrise 7,301

Plantation 6,299

Weston 5,829

Deerfield Beach  5,452

Tamarac  4,993

Coconut Creek 4,548

Margate 4,446

Hallandale 3,681

Pembroke Pines 3,508

North Lauderdale  3,063

Oakland Park 2,507

Cooper City  2,016

Parkland 2,065

Dania 1,320

Lauderhill 917

Wilton Manors 872

Lauderdale Lakes 790

Southwest Ranches  630

State of Florida

Miami, Dade 228,864
Orlando, Orange 81,361
Jacksonville, Duval 80,692
Tampa, Hillsborough 62,853
Hialeah, Dade 55,796
Fort Lauderdale, Broward 40,123
Hollywood, Broward 35,650
West Palm Beach, Palm Beach 28,119
Kissimmee, Osceola 27,281
Tallahassee, Leon 26,683
Pensacola, Escambia 24,614
Naples, Collier 24,074
Homestead, Dade 23,674
Saint Petersburg, Pinellas 23,208
Fort Myers, Lee 21,504
Bradenton, Manatee 19,794
Ocala, Marion 19,755
Boca Raton, Palm Beach 19,350
Lakeland, Polk 19,192
Pompano Beach, Broward 18,206
Gainesville, Alachua 17,370
Sarasota, Sarasota 15,527
Port Saint Lucie, St. Lucie 13,999
Lake Worth, Palm Beach 13,957
Cape Coral, Lee 13,719
Clearwater, Pinellas 12,353
Miami Beach, Dade 12,257
Miramar, Broward 12,148
Boynton Beach, Palm Beach 11,131
Panama City, Bay 11,120
Doral, Dade 10,791
Coral Springs, Broward 10,585
Saint Augustine, St. Johns 10,472
Miami Gardens, Dade 10,369
Melbourne, Brevard 9,409
Winter Haven, Polk 9,294
Delray Beach, Palm Beach 8,698
Lehigh Acres, Lee 8,522
Vero Beach, Indian River 8,144
Riverview, Hillsborough 8,139
Davie, Broward 8,015
Milton, Santa Rosa 8,010
New Port Richey, Pasco 7,428
Palm Bay, Brevard 7,328
Sunrise, Broward 7,301
Fort Pierce, St. Lucie 7,130
Coral Gables, Dade 7,075
Saint Cloud, Osceola 6,923
Largo, Pinellas 6,883
Lake City, Columbia 6,876
Daytona Beach, Volusia 6,819
Orange Park, Clay 6,717
Apopka, Orange 6,674
Spring Hill, Hernando 6,474
Plantation, Broward 6,299
Clermont, Lake 6,216
North Miami Beach, Dade 6,215
Davenport, Polk 6,191
Brandon, Hillsborough 6,130
Weston, Broward 5,829
Plant City, Hillsborough 5,823
Sanford, Seminole 5,789
Jupiter, Palm Beach 5,779
Deltona, Volusia 5,648
Deerfield Beach, Broward 5,452
Winter Garden, Orange 5,316
Port Charlotte, Charlotte 5,067
Fort Walton Beach, Okaloosa 5,019
Tamarac, Broward 4,993
Crestview, Okaloosa 4,790
Palm Coast, Flagler 4,786
Stuart, Martin 4,772
Wesley Chapel, Pasco 4,674
Land O Lakes, Pasco 4,548
Coconut Creek, Broward 4,548
Palm Beach Gardens, Palm Beach 4,520
Deland, Volusia 4,449
Margate, Broward 4,446
Palmetto, Manatee 4,417
Winter Park, Orange 4,372
Palm Harbor, Pinellas 4,360
Oviedo, Seminole 4,282
Wellington, Palm Beach 4,279
Miami Lakes, Dade 4,244
Opa Locka, Dade 4,065
Altamonte Springs, Seminole 4,017
Middleburg, Clay 3,996
Live Oak, Suwannee 3,937
Port Orange, Volusia 3,911
Haines City, Polk 3,900
Lutz, Hillsborough 3,890
Venice, Sarasota 3,805
North Port, Sarasota 3,792
Brooksville, Hernando 3,770
Punta Gorda, Charlotte 3,744
Sebring, Highlands 3,743
Ocoee, Orange 3,738
Leesburg, Lake 3,721
Valrico, Hillsborough 3,708
Hallandale, Broward 3,681
The Villages, Sumter 3,617
Saint Johns, St. Johns 3,606
Arcadia, Desoto 3,533
Pembroke Pines, Broward 3,527
Ormond Beach, Volusia 3,460
Bonita Springs, Lee 3,458
Okeechobee, Okeechobee 3,438
Seminole, Pinellas 3,422
Navarre, Santa Rosa 3,388
Zephyrhills, Pasco 3,332
Immokalee, Collier 3,209
Windermere, Orange 3,192
Pinellas Park, Pinellas 3,180
Longwood, Seminole 3,163
Gulf Breeze, Santa Rosa 3,121
North Lauderdale, Broward 3,102
Ruskin, Hillsborough 3,029
North Miami, Dade 3,001
Niceville, Okaloosa 2,994
Cantonment, Escambia 2,987
Cocoa, Brevard 2,974
Panama City Beach, Bay 2,850
Quincy, Gadsden 2,844
Jacksonville Beach, Duval 2,835
Crawfordville, Wakulla 2,799
Lake Worth Beach, Palm Beach 2,795
Key West, Monroe 2,752
Cutler Ridge, Dade 2,751
Casselberry, Seminole 2,674
Palatka, Putnam 2,657
Hudson, Pasco 2,656
Bartow, Polk 2,642
Dade City, Pasco 2,625
Port Richey, Pasco 2,611
Fernandina Beach, Nassau 2,597
Green Cove Springs, Clay 2,565
North Fort Myers, Lee 2,535
Oakland Park, Broward 2,507
Titusville, Brevard 2,472
Lake Mary, Seminole 2,452
Perry, Taylor 2,444
Kissimmee, Polk 2,437
Ponte Vedra Beach, St. Johns 2,435
Winter Springs, Seminole 2,429
Auburndale, Polk 2,426
Aventura, Dade 2,340
Lake Wales, Polk 2,333
Marianna, Jackson 2,327
Lynn Haven, Bay 2,323
New Smyrna Beach, Volusia 2,319
Merritt Island, Brevard 2,308
Tarpon Springs, Pinellas 2,295
Inverness, Citrus 2,263
Clewiston, Hendry 2,232
Belle Glade, Palm Beach 2,185
Fleming Island, Clay 2,184
Eustis, Lake 2,113
Santa Rosa Beach, Walton 2,109
Royal Palm Beach, Palm Beach 2,093
Wimauma, Hillsborough 2,074
Parkland, Broward 2,065
Estero, Lee 2,047
Dunedin, Pinellas 2,029
Cooper City, Broward 2,026
Chipley, Washington 2,002
Loxahatchee, Palm Beach 2,002
Defuniak Springs, Walton 1,999
Holiday, Pasco 1,932
Rockledge, Brevard 1,895
Sarasota, Manatee 1,879
Starke, Bradford 1,879
Key Biscayne, Dade 1,878
Labelle, Hendry 1,875
Destin, Okaloosa 1,865
Mount Dora, Lake 1,815
Parrish, Manatee 1,812
Avon Park, Highlands 1,809
Odessa, Hillsborough 1,795
Palm City, Martin 1,784
Mulberry, Polk 1,784
Tavares, Lake 1,757
Riviera Beach, Palm Beach 1,729
Summerfield, Marion 1,687
Seffner, Hillsborough 1,679
Yulee, Nassau 1,674
Wauchula, Hardee 1,590
Groveland, Lake 1,584
Macclenny, Baker 1,579
Pinecrest, Dade 1,570
Mayo, Lafayette 1,547
Bonifay, Holmes 1,528
Coconut Grove, Dade 1,527
Maitland, Orange 1,522
Callahan, Nassau 1,501
Sebastian, Indian River 1,500
Orange City, Volusia 1,494
Lithia, Hillsborough 1,493
Carol City, Dade 1,490
Ponte Vedra, St. Johns 1,477
Crossings, Dade 1,467
Missing, Dade 1,459
Crystal River, Citrus 1,421
Homosassa, Citrus 1,416
Lady Lake, Lake 1,409
Palmetto Bay, Dade 1,393
Lake Butler, Union 1,332
Dania, Broward 1,329
Pace, Santa Rosa 1,320
Lake Placid, Highlands 1,317
Madison, Madison 1,286
Sun City Center, Hillsborough 1,279
Atlantic Beach, Duval 1,279
Gibsonton, Hillsborough 1,273
Biscayne Park, Dade 1,255
Dover, Hillsborough 1,254
Florida City, Dade 1,251
Monticello, Jefferson 1,248
Oldsmar, Pinellas 1,237
Hobe Sound, Martin 1,223
Dunnellon, Marion 1,217
Indiantown, Martin 1,207
Alachua, Alachua 1,204
Graceville, Jackson 1,196
Edgewater, Volusia 1,196
Apollo Beach, Hillsborough 1,190
Palm Springs, Palm Beach 1,179
Debary, Volusia 1,144
Century, Escambia 1,136
Belleview, Marion 1,134
North Palm Beach, Palm Beach 1,109
Newberry, Alachua 1,092
Lantana, Palm Beach 1,091
South Miami, Dade 1,079
Lecanto, Citrus 1,060
Havana, Gadsden 1,054

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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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