Tamarac Passes 5,000 Positive COVID-19 Cases; Vaccinations Rise

By Ryan Yousefi

Data released by the Florida Department of Health on February 21 show 4,802,872 – or 13.08 percent of Floridians have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccination.

Broward County has administered a total of 362,599 doses of the vaccine, and 13,979 people are now totally vaccinated. Overall, 6.74-percent of Floridians have been fully vaccinated. 

In COVID-19 cases, 77,226 COVID-19 tests were conducted on February 21. Out of those, 6,922 came back positive. Of the positive test results, 4,113 were that of Floridians, finding out they had tested positive for the first time.

While testing and cases rose, the positivity rate rose to 9.58-percent, a steady increase compared to the numbers reported last week. Data shows of the total positivity rate, 6.82-percent of Floridians tested on February 21 found out for the first time they had tested positive for COVID-19.

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Tamarac has reported a total of 5,015 total positive COVID-19 cases — an increase of 20 positive cases since February 19.  

Statewide in Florida, there have been 1,872,923 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, 77,907 Floridians have been hospitalized due to complications of COVID-19, and 30,065 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 40,606

Hollywood 36,050

Pompano Beach 18,349

Miramar 12,290

Coral Springs 10,715

Davie 8,138

Sunrise 7,381

Plantation 6,389

Weston 5,875

Deerfield Beach  5,490

Tamarac  5,051

Coconut Creek 4,618

Margate 4,489

Hallandale 3,681

Pembroke Pines 3,577

North Lauderdale  3,140

Oakland Park 2,507

Cooper City  2,062

Parkland 2,089

Dania 1,345

Lauderhill 932

Wilton Manors 872

Lauderdale Lakes 798

Southwest Ranches  635

State of Florida

Miami, Dade 230,912
Orlando, Orange 82,042
Jacksonville, Duval 81,127
Tampa, Hillsborough 63,408
Hialeah, Dade 56,331
Fort Lauderdale, Broward 40,606
Hollywood, Broward 36,050
West Palm Beach, Palm Beach 28,375
Kissimmee, Osceola 27,523
Tallahassee, Leon 26,873
Pensacola, Escambia 24,765
Naples, Collier 24,229
Homestead, Dade 23,936
Saint Petersburg, Pinellas 23,465
Fort Myers, Lee 21,656
Bradenton, Manatee 19,948
Ocala, Marion 19,926
Boca Raton, Palm Beach 19,518
Lakeland, Polk 19,363
Pompano Beach, Broward 18,349
Gainesville, Alachua 17,440
Sarasota, Sarasota 15,662
Port Saint Lucie, St. Lucie 14,143
Lake Worth, Palm Beach 14,107
Cape Coral, Lee 13,874
Clearwater, Pinellas 12,493
Miami Beach, Dade 12,412
Miramar, Broward 12,290
Boynton Beach, Palm Beach 11,252
Panama City, Bay 11,200
Doral, Dade 10,893
Coral Springs, Broward 10,715
Saint Augustine, St. Johns 10,535
Miami Gardens, Dade 10,491
Melbourne, Brevard 9,522
Winter Haven, Polk 9,366
Delray Beach, Palm Beach 8,783
Lehigh Acres, Lee 8,587
Vero Beach, Indian River 8,234
Riverview, Hillsborough 8,207
Davie, Broward 8,138
Milton, Santa Rosa 8,056
New Port Richey, Pasco 7,496
Palm Bay, Brevard 7,429
Sunrise, Broward 7,381
Fort Pierce, St. Lucie 7,194
Coral Gables, Dade 7,121
Saint Cloud, Osceola 6,975
Largo, Pinellas 6,949
Lake City, Columbia 6,895
Daytona Beach, Volusia 6,863
Orange Park, Clay 6,754
Apopka, Orange 6,746
Spring Hill, Hernando 6,533
Plantation, Broward 6,369
Clermont, Lake 6,286
Davenport, Polk 6,270
North Miami Beach, Dade 6,267
Brandon, Hillsborough 6,183
Weston, Broward 5,875
Jupiter, Palm Beach 5,864
Plant City, Hillsborough 5,857
Sanford, Seminole 5,855
Deltona, Volusia 5,725
Deerfield Beach, Broward 5,490
Winter Garden, Orange 5,383
Port Charlotte, Charlotte 5,109
Fort Walton Beach, Okaloosa 5,076
Tamarac, Broward 5,051
Crestview, Okaloosa 4,837
Palm Coast, Flagler 4,832
Stuart, Martin 4,811
Wesley Chapel, Pasco 4,732
Coconut Creek, Broward 4,618
Land O Lakes, Pasco 4,610
Palm Beach Gardens, Palm Beach 4,580
Margate, Broward 4,489
Deland, Volusia 4,477
Palmetto, Manatee 4,467
Palm Harbor, Pinellas 4,423
Winter Park, Orange 4,416
Wellington, Palm Beach 4,324
Oviedo, Seminole 4,320
Miami Lakes, Dade 4,269
Opa Locka, Dade 4,102
Altamonte Springs, Seminole 4,056
Middleburg, Clay 4,013
Live Oak, Suwannee 3,941
Port Orange, Volusia 3,939
Haines City, Polk 3,930
Lutz, Hillsborough 3,923
Venice, Sarasota 3,835
Brooksville, Hernando 3,828
North Port, Sarasota 3,817
Punta Gorda, Charlotte 3,780
Sebring, Highlands 3,774
Ocoee, Orange 3,764
Valrico, Hillsborough 3,749
Leesburg, Lake 3,747
Hallandale, Broward 3,719
The Villages, Sumter 3,650
Saint Johns, St. Johns 3,637
Pembroke Pines, Broward 3,577
Arcadia, Desoto 3,565
Bonita Springs, Lee 3,491
Ormond Beach, Volusia 3,487
Okeechobee, Okeechobee 3,465
Seminole, Pinellas 3,442
Navarre, Santa Rosa 3,434
Zephyrhills, Pasco 3,375
Pinellas Park, Pinellas 3,221
Immokalee, Collier 3,215
Windermere, Orange 3,214
Longwood, Seminole 3,184
North Lauderdale, Broward 3,140
Gulf Breeze, Santa Rosa 3,138
Ruskin, Hillsborough 3,067
North Miami, Dade 3,044
Cocoa, Brevard 3,026
Niceville, Okaloosa 3,023
Cantonment, Escambia 3,001
Panama City Beach, Bay 2,866
Quincy, Gadsden 2,851
Jacksonville Beach, Duval 2,850
Crawfordville, Wakulla 2,809
Lake Worth Beach, Palm Beach 2,807
Key West, Monroe 2,761
Cutler Ridge, Dade 2,751
Casselberry, Seminole 2,706
Hudson, Pasco 2,676
Palatka, Putnam 2,670
Bartow, Polk 2,665
Dade City, Pasco 2,653
Port Richey, Pasco 2,641
Fernandina Beach, Nassau 2,618
Green Cove Springs, Clay 2,577
North Fort Myers, Lee 2,558
Oakland Park, Broward 2,537
Titusville, Brevard 2,516
Lake Mary, Seminole 2,477
Kissimmee, Polk 2,472
Ponte Vedra Beach, St. Johns 2,455
Winter Springs, Seminole 2,454
Perry, Taylor 2,449
Auburndale, Polk 2,443
Aventura, Dade 2,361
Lake Wales, Polk 2,356
Merritt Island, Brevard 2,347
Lynn Haven, Bay 2,341
New Smyrna Beach, Volusia 2,331
Marianna, Jackson 2,331
Tarpon Springs, Pinellas 2,307
Inverness, Citrus 2,277
Clewiston, Hendry 2,238
Belle Glade, Palm Beach 2,203
Fleming Island, Clay 2,194
Eustis, Lake 2,138
Santa Rosa Beach, Walton 2,121
Royal Palm Beach, Palm Beach 2,103
Parkland, Broward 2,098
Wimauma, Hillsborough 2,090
Estero, Lee 2,068
Dunedin, Pinellas 2,063
Cooper City, Broward 2,062
Loxahatchee, Palm Beach 2,030
Chipley, Washington 2,010
Defuniak Springs, Walton 2,007
Holiday, Pasco 1,954
Rockledge, Brevard 1,909
Sarasota, Manatee 1,896
Key Biscayne, Dade 1,892
Starke, Bradford 1,884
Destin, Okaloosa 1,880
Labelle, Hendry 1,878
Parrish, Manatee 1,827
Mount Dora, Lake 1,824
Avon Park, Highlands 1,818
Odessa, Hillsborough 1,817
Mulberry, Polk 1,798
Palm City, Martin 1,795
Tavares, Lake 1,767
Riviera Beach, Palm Beach 1,744
Summerfield, Marion 1,706
Seffner, Hillsborough 1,696
Yulee, Nassau 1,687
Groveland, Lake 1,609
Wauchula, Hardee 1,593
Macclenny, Baker 1,592
Pinecrest, Dade 1,582
Mayo, Lafayette 1,552
Maitland, Orange 1,543
Coconut Grove, Dade 1,531
Bonifay, Holmes 1,530
Callahan, Nassau 1,519
Sebastian, Indian River 1,513
Lithia, Hillsborough 1,508
Orange City, Volusia 1,506
Carol City, Dade 1,498
Ponte Vedra, St. Johns 1,483
Crossings, Dade 1,470
Missing, Dade 1,470
Homosassa, Citrus 1,439
Crystal River, Citrus 1,430
Lady Lake, Lake 1,425
Palmetto Bay, Dade 1,409
Dania, Broward 1,345
Lake Butler, Union 1,338
Pace, Santa Rosa 1,335
Lake Placid, Highlands 1,329
Madison, Madison 1,296
Sun City Center, Hillsborough 1,284
Gibsonton, Hillsborough 1,283
Atlantic Beach, Duval 1,282
Dover, Hillsborough 1,267
Florida City, Dade 1,264
Biscayne Park, Dade 1,260
Oldsmar, Pinellas 1,259
Monticello, Jefferson 1,255
Hobe Sound, Martin 1,238
Dunnellon, Marion 1,232
Alachua, Alachua 1,212
Indiantown, Martin 1,210
Apollo Beach, Hillsborough 1,208
Edgewater, Volusia 1,206
Graceville, Jackson 1,199
Palm Springs, Palm Beach 1,191
Debary, Volusia 1,158
Belleview, Marion 1,149
Century, Escambia 1,139
North Palm Beach, Palm Beach 1,123
Lantana, Palm Beach 1,097
Newberry, Alachua 1,095
South Miami, Dade 1,091
Lecanto, Citrus 1,063
Havana, Gadsden 1,057
El Portal, Dade 1,046

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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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