PARKLAND, FL- Florida added close to 17,000 new cases heading into the weekend. 

Total people vaccinated to date are 849,317 in Florida and 77,685 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 8.63% to 13.00% over the past 2 weeks and was 10.17% on Wednesday, January 13, 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 62 cases through the latest data on January 9, 2021.

Here are the current COVID-19 numbers according to the Florida Department of Health as of Friday, January 15, 2021:

Florida: 1,548,067 total confirmed cases, an increase of 16,875 since yesterday. 

Broward County: 156,452 total confirmed cases, an increase of 1,386 since yesterday. 

Parkland: 1,660 total confirmed cases, an increase of 12 since yesterday. 

Coral Springs: 8,506 total confirmed cases, an increase of 93 since yesterday. 

Deaths in Florida related to COVID-19: 23,799 an increase of 186 since yesterday.  

Broward County: 7,812 (5.0%) total hospitalizations with 1,955 (1.3%) deaths due to COVID-19. Deaths increased by 10 since yesterday.  The median age is 39.

Broward County Percent Positive: 8.6% per the latest data on January 14, 2021.

Broward County Hospital Bed Availability: Hospitals have 967 (18.0%) beds available and 87 (17.8%) adult ICU beds available per the latest data on January 15, 2021.

Parkland Schools Total Cases According to the Latest Data Through January 9:

  • Heron Heights Elementary: 5 cases
  • Marjory Stoneman Douglas: 19 cases 
  • Mary Help of Christians School: 3 cases
  • Park Trails Elementary: 17 cases
  • Riverglades Elementary: 12 cases
  • Somerset Parkland Academy: 11 cases
  • Westglades Middle School: 10 cases 


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