Tamarac COVID-19 Update: Florida Sees Extremely High Weekend Case Numbers

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By Ryan Yousefi

With COVID-19 cases spiking all around the state, Tamarac Talk continues providing updates from the Florida Department of Health.

On January 9, there were 137,935 COVID-19 tests conducted in Florida. Of the test administered, 18,180 returned positive. Of the positive cases, a record 12,307 were new cases. As a comparison, last Saturday Florida registered just over 13,000 new cases.  

There were 3,896 positive COVID-19 cases in the City of Tamarac — an increase of 145 positive cases since we last updated readers on January 6. 

Statewide in Florida, there have been 1,457,010 positive COVID-19 cases to date. Florida is one of only a handful of states in the U.S. to have recorded over 1 million COVID-19 cases, with only California and Texas registering the most cases in the country.   

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The average age to contract COVID-19 in Broward County on January 9 was 40-years-old. For weeks, the average age of a person contracting COVID-19 in Florida has hovered at or around 40-years-old.

Since the pandemic began, there have been 22,912 deaths to date in Florida due to COVID-19 and a total of 65,595 patients hospitalized due to the virus. Over the last 24 hours, 108 Floridians died due to complications of COVID-19. 

Broward County 

Fort Lauderdale 32,837

Hollywood 28,637

Pompano Beach 15,026

Miramar 9,598

Coral Springs 8,110

Davie 6,310

Sunrise 5,769

Plantation 4,973

Weston 4,665

Deerfield Beach  4,281

Tamarac  3,896

Coconut Creek 3,513

Margate 3,361

Hallandale 2,901

Pembroke Pines 2,711

North Lauderdale  2,394

Oakland Park 2,025

Cooper City  1,563

Parkland 1,601

Dania 1,043

Lauderhill 710

Wilton Manors 678

Lauderdale Lakes 617

Southwest Ranches  492

The State of Florida 

Miami, Dade 187,621
Jacksonville, Duval 65,032
Orlando, Orange 63,857
Tampa, Hillsborough 50,587
Hialeah, Dade 45,743
Fort Lauderdale, Broward 32,837
Hollywood, Broward 28,674
West Palm Beach, Palm Beach 21,962
Kissimmee, Osceola 21,537
Tallahassee, Leon 20,547
Naples, Collier 19,726
Homestead, Dade 19,000
Saint Petersburg, Pinellas 18,641
Pensacola, Escambia 18,616
Fort Myers, Lee 17,214
Bradenton, Manatee 16,018
Boca Raton, Palm Beach 15,569
Ocala, Marion 15,183
Pompano Beach, Broward 15,026
Lakeland, Polk 14,981
Gainesville, Alachua 13,975
Sarasota, Sarasota 12,726
Lake Worth, Palm Beach 11,116
Cape Coral, Lee 10,975
Port Saint Lucie, St. Lucie 10,550
Clearwater, Pinellas 9,791
Miramar, Broward 9,598
Miami Beach, Dade 9,194
Boynton Beach, Palm Beach 8,648
Miami Gardens, Dade 8,369
Doral, Dade 8,171
Coral Springs, Broward 8,110
Panama City, Bay 8,069
Saint Augustine, St. Johns 7,984
Melbourne, Brevard 7,141
Lehigh Acres, Lee 7,044
Winter Haven, Polk 7,027
Delray Beach, Palm Beach 6,795
Riverview, Hillsborough 6,366
Davie, Broward 6,310
Milton, Santa Rosa 6,197
Vero Beach, Indian River 6,172
Lake City, Columbia 6,001
Sunrise, Broward 5,769
New Port Richey, Pasco 5,692
Coral Gables, Dade 5,599
Fort Pierce, St. Lucie 5,537
Saint Cloud, Osceola 5,435
Largo, Pinellas 5,417
Orange Park, Clay 5,345
Daytona Beach, Volusia 5,224
Palm Bay, Brevard 5,187
Apopka, Orange 5,119
Plantation, Broward 4,973
Brandon, Hillsborough 4,949
Spring Hill, Hernando 4,909
Clermont, Lake 4,710
North Miami Beach, Dade 4,704
Plant City, Hillsborough 4,670
Weston, Broward 4,665
Sanford, Seminole 4,440
Jupiter, Palm Beach 4,403
Davenport, Polk 4,342
Deltona, Volusia 4,308
Deerfield Beach, Broward 4,281
Port Charlotte, Charlotte 4,154
Winter Garden, Orange 4,041
Stuart, Martin 4,024
Fort Walton Beach, Okaloosa 4,013
Tamarac, Broward 3,896
Miami Lakes, Dade 3,858
Crestview, Okaloosa 3,680
Palm Coast, Flagler 3,624
Land O Lakes, Pasco 3,596
Wesley Chapel, Pasco 3,588
Palmetto, Manatee 3,533
Coconut Creek, Broward 3,513
Palm Beach Gardens, Palm Beach 3,494
Live Oak, Suwannee 3,480
Deland, Volusia 3,462
Winter Park, Orange 3,438
Opa Locka, Dade 3,403
Margate, Broward 3,361
Palm Harbor, Pinellas 3,346
Oviedo, Seminole 3,257
Wellington, Palm Beach 3,236
Middleburg, Clay 3,127
Altamonte Springs, Seminole 3,088
Lutz, Hillsborough 3,031
Venice, Sarasota 3,015
Arcadia, Desoto 3,002
Punta Gorda, Charlotte 2,990
North Port, Sarasota 2,987
Haines City, Polk 2,973
Sebring, Highlands 2,953
Brooksville, Hernando 2,938
Immokalee, Collier 2,936
Hallandale, Broward 2,901
Leesburg, Lake 2,898
Ocoee, Orange 2,828
Valrico, Hillsborough 2,809
Port Orange, Volusia 2,805
Saint Johns, St. Johns 2,753
Okeechobee, Okeechobee 2,743
Cutler Ridge, Dade 2,741
Bonita Springs, Lee 2,733
Pembroke Pines, Broward 2,711
Seminole, Pinellas 2,684
The Villages, Sumter 2,645
Zephyrhills, Pasco 2,541
Navarre, Santa Rosa 2,516
Ormond Beach, Volusia 2,475
Pinellas Park, Pinellas 2,469
Longwood, Seminole 2,425
Key West, Monroe 2,417
Ruskin, Hillsborough 2,412
North Miami, Dade 2,396
North Lauderdale, Broward 2,394
Jacksonville Beach, Duval 2,383
Windermere, Orange 2,381
Lake Worth Beach, Palm Beach 2,335
Quincy, Gadsden 2,334
Gulf Breeze, Santa Rosa 2,314
Niceville, Okaloosa 2,304
Cantonment, Escambia 2,269
Crawfordville, Wakulla 2,213
Cocoa, Brevard 2,174
Palatka, Putnam 2,158
Bartow, Polk 2,135
Hudson, Pasco 2,125
Casselberry, Seminole 2,105
Green Cove Springs, Clay 2,077
Dade City, Pasco 2,070
Oakland Park, Broward 2,025
Perry, Taylor 2,013
Panama City Beach, Bay 2,009
North Fort Myers, Lee 1,984
Fernandina Beach, Nassau 1,954
Marianna, Jackson 1,952
Ponte Vedra Beach, St. Johns 1,943
Clewiston, Hendry 1,942
Port Richey, Pasco 1,938
Auburndale, Polk 1,882
Lake Mary, Seminole 1,882
Kissimmee, Polk 1,842
Tarpon Springs, Pinellas 1,787
Inverness, Citrus 1,775
Winter Springs, Seminole 1,761
Royal Palm Beach, Palm Beach 1,759
Aventura, Dade 1,747
Lynn Haven, Bay 1,736
New Smyrna Beach, Volusia 1,720
Titusville, Brevard 1,700
Chipley, Washington 1,684
Fleming Island, Clay 1,669
Defuniak Springs, Walton 1,663
Lake Wales, Polk 1,648
Wimauma, Hillsborough 1,645
Merritt Island, Brevard 1,644
Belle Glade, Palm Beach 1,634
Santa Rosa Beach, Walton 1,629
Estero, Lee 1,607
Parkland, Broward 1,601
Starke, Bradford 1,589
Cooper City, Broward 1,563
Dunedin, Pinellas 1,559
Eustis, Lake 1,549
Loxahatchee, Palm Beach 1,544
Labelle, Hendry 1,526
Holiday, Pasco 1,504
Sarasota, Manatee 1,493
Key Biscayne, Dade 1,457
Destin, Okaloosa 1,452
Mayo, Lafayette 1,441
Coconut Grove, Dade 1,438
Parrish, Manatee 1,430
Missing, Dade 1,427
Avon Park, Highlands 1,427
Crossings, Dade 1,425
Palm City, Martin 1,415
Mulberry, Polk 1,410
Odessa, Hillsborough 1,379
Carol City, Dade 1,376
Seffner, Hillsborough 1,362
Mount Dora, Lake 1,359
Bonifay, Holmes 1,340
Rockledge, Brevard 1,339
Tavares, Lake 1,325
Wauchula, Hardee 1,307
Riviera Beach, Palm Beach 1,306
Summerfield, Marion 1,256
Macclenny, Baker 1,231
Yulee, Nassau 1,229
Groveland, Lake 1,200
Crystal River, Citrus 1,184
Orange City, Volusia 1,178
Lake Butler, Union 1,178
Maitland, Orange 1,175
Biscayne Park, Dade 1,174
Ponte Vedra, St. Johns 1,130
Lithia, Hillsborough 1,126
Pinecrest, Dade 1,124
Callahan, Nassau 1,123
Indiantown, Martin 1,109
Graceville, Jackson 1,099
Madison, Madison 1,098
Florida City, Dade 1,089
Homosassa, Citrus 1,078
Sebastian, Indian River 1,077
Century, Escambia 1,052
Dania, Broward 1,043
Lady Lake, Lake 1,042
Atlantic Beach, Duval 1,035
Gibsonton, Hillsborough 1,021
Monticello, Jefferson 1,020
Pace, Santa Rosa 1,006
Dover, Hillsborough 1,000
Hobe Sound, Martin 998
Lake Placid, Highlands 994
Apollo Beach, Hillsborough 971
Palmetto Bay, Dade 965
El Portal, Dade 963
Alachua, Alachua 963
Oldsmar, Pinellas 942
Sun City Center, Hillsborough 928
Palm Springs, Palm Beach 917
Dunnellon, Marion 916
Jasper, Hamilton 904
Blountstown, Calhoun 902
Everglades National Park, Dade 881
Lecanto, Citrus 871
Havana, Gadsden 866
Lantana, Palm Beach 857
North Palm Beach, Palm Beach 854
Sanderson, Baker 853
Edgewater, Volusia 850
South Miami, Dade 847
Debary, Volusia 845
Belleview, Marion 838
Newberry, Alachua 836
Hilliard, Nassau 802
Freeport, Walton 789
Jensen Beach, Martin 780
Williston, Levy 780
Wewahitchka, Gulf 779
Coleman, Sumter 778
Trenton, Gilchrist 775
Safety Harbor, Pinellas 759
Ellenton, Manatee 756
Moore Haven, Glades 755
Wildwood, Sumter 751
Keystone Heights, Clay 749
Beverly Hills, Citrus 741
Satellite Beach, Brevard 741
Lauderhill, Broward 710
Frostproof, Polk 706
Uleta, Dade 705
Olympia Heights, Dade 704
Fisher Island, Dade 698
Fellsmere, Indian River 695
Mary Esther, Okaloosa 687
Englewood, Charlotte 686
Bristol, Liberty 686
Cross City, Dixie 682
Nokomis, Sarasota 681
Coral, Dade 679
Wilton Manors, Broward 678
Dunnellon, Citrus 669
Hernando, Citrus 664
Chattahoochee, Gadsden 649
Key Largo, Monroe 649
Polk City, Polk 648
Medley, Dade 646
South Bay, Palm Beach 640
Port Saint Joe, Gulf 639
Bushnell, Sumter 637
Shalimar, Okaloosa 635
Pahokee, Palm Beach 625
Lauderdale Lakes, Broward 617
Marco Island, Collier 592
Lawtey, Bradford 591
Glen Saint Mary, Baker 582
Englewood, Sarasota 569
Crescent City, Putnam 564
Fort Meade, Polk 559
Bowling Green, Hardee 551
Chiefland, Levy 544
Miramar Beach, Walton 536
Indialantic, Brevard 536
Interlachen, Putnam 528
Cocoa Beach, Brevard 525
High Springs, Alachua 519
Thonotosassa, Hillsborough 512
Neptune Beach, Duval 509
Spring Hill, Pasco 505
Old Town, Dixie 501
Jacksonville, St. Johns 499
Sorrento, Lake 494
Marathon, Monroe 494
Southwest Ranches, Broward 492
Minneola, Lake 484
Fruitland Park, Lake 484
Carrabelle, Franklin 483
Trinity, Pasco 483
Lake Alfred, Polk 475
Fort White, Columbia 463
Bronson, Levy 458
Sneads, Jackson 458
Sweetwater, Dade 455
Fort Myers Beach, Lee 449
Belle Isle, Orange 441
West Melbourne, Brevard 430
Baker, Okaloosa 428
Clearwater Beach, Pinellas 410
Umatilla, Lake 394
Jay, Santa Rosa 385
Cottondale, Jackson 385
Centerville, Leon 383
Palm Beach, Palm Beach 381
Weeki Wachee, Hernando 380
Mascotte, Lake 380
Florida State University, Leon 379
Gulfport, Pinellas 375
Midway, Gadsden 374
South Daytona, Volusia 372
Oakland, Orange 370
Rotunda West, Charlotte 368
Citra, Marion 365
Hawthorne, Alachua 360
Silver Springs, Marion 357
Oxford, Sumter 355
Zolfo Springs, Hardee 350
Raiford, Union 346
Bunnell, Flagler 342
Altha, Calhoun 338
Branford, Suwannee 320
Myakka City, Manatee 320
Alva, Lee 319
Melbourne Beach, Brevard 318
Molino, Escambia 314
Ocklawaha, Marion 306
Surfside, Dade 306
Youngstown, Bay 305
Haverhill, Palm Beach 299
Malone, Jackson 298
Celebration, Osceola 297
Cape Canaveral, Brevard 296
Tavernier, Monroe 294
Flagler Beach, Flagler 294
Missing, Orange 292
Bell, Gilchrist 290
De Leon Springs, Volusia 287
Hastings, St. Johns 287
Missing, Volusia 287
Pierson, Volusia 283
Archer, Alachua 282
East Palatka, Putnam 279
Lehigh, Lee 278
Indian Harbour Beach, Brevard 277
Apalachicola, Franklin 274
Osprey, Sarasota 269
Grand Ridge, Jackson 268
Eagle Lake, Polk 266
Greenville, Madison 266
Dundee, Polk 264
Lake Park, Palm Beach 259
Mims, Brevard 258
Winter Park, Seminole 252
Holly Hill, Volusia 252
Jennings, Hamilton 252
Westville, Holmes 250
Ave Maria, Collier 248
Chuluota, Seminole 241
Bal Harbour, Dade 241
Vernon, Washington 239
Missing, Marion 237
Webster, Sumter 236
Tequesta, Palm Beach 236
Melrose, Putnam 235
Gotha, Orange 234
Montverde, Lake 234
Missing, Lee 232
Floral City, Citrus 231
O Brien, Suwannee 230
Greenwood, Jackson 230
Orlando, Osceola 230
West Miami, Dade 228
Elkton, St. Johns 221
Kenneth City, Pinellas 221
Satsuma, Putnam 220
Eastpoint, Franklin 220
Reddick, Marion 215
Grand Island, Lake 215
Valparaiso, Okaloosa 214
San Antonio, Pasco 210
Ponce De Leon, Holmes 207
Malabar, Brevard 207
South Pasadena, Pinellas 207
Indian Rocks Beach, Pinellas 206
Bryceville, Nassau 206
Missing, Santa Rosa 201
Sebastian, Brevard 201
Edgewood, Orange 199
Gretna, Gadsden 194
Belleair, Pinellas 193
Orlando, Seminole 192
Bay Harbor Islands, Dade 191
Laurel Hill, Okaloosa 191
Lake Panasoffkee, Sumter 188
Missing, St. Johns 185
Alafaya, Orange 185
White Springs, Hamilton 183
Fort Mccoy, Marion 181

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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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