PARKLAND, FL- Florida's daily cases are increasing again with close to 14,000 while Broward County's percent positivity spiked to 13.5% on Friday. 

Total people vaccinated to date are 1,389,149 in Florida and 114,093 in Broward County. Per Governor DeSantis' Executive Order, the vaccine can only be given to long-term care facility residents and staff, persons 65 years of age and older, health care personnel with direct patient contact, and persons deemed to be extremely vulnerable to COVID-19 by hospital providers.

The percent of positive results ranged from 8.56% to 12.37% over the past 2 weeks and was 12.37% on Thursday, January 21, 2021. The percentage calculated is for people that test positive for the first time and does not include people that had previously tested positive.

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Parkland Schools have a total of 82 cases through the latest data on January 16, 2021.

Here are the current COVID-19 numbers according to the Florida Department of Health as of Friday, January 22, 2021:

Florida: 1,627,603 total confirmed cases, an increase of 13,719 since yesterday. 

Broward County: 163,896 total confirmed cases, an increase of 1,176 since yesterday. 

Parkland: 1,763 total confirmed cases, an increase of 26 since yesterday. 

Coral Springs: 9,041 total confirmed cases, an increase of 88 since yesterday. 

Deaths in Florida related to COVID-19: 25,011 an increase of 272 since yesterday.  

Broward County: 7,965 (4.9%) total hospitalizations with 2,011 (1.2%) deaths due to COVID-19. Deaths increased by 7 since yesterday.  The median age is 39.

Broward County Percent Positive: 13.5% per the latest data on January 20, 2021.

Broward County Hospital Bed Availability: Hospitals have 889 (16.4%) beds available and 78 (16.0%) adult ICU beds available per the latest data on January 22, 2021.

Parkland Schools Total Cases According to the Latest Data Through January 16:

  • Heron Heights Elementary: 6 cases
  • Marjory Stoneman Douglas: 21 cases 
  • Mary Help of Christians School: 4 cases
  • Park Trails Elementary: 17 cases
  • Riverglades Elementary: 12 cases
  • Somerset Parkland Academy: 11 cases
  • Westglades Middle School: 11 cases 


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