PARKLAND, FL- Florida added 11,000 new cases and over 100 deaths on Sunday. Parkland's new cases were in the single digits on Sunday for the first time in weeks. 

Total people vaccinated to date are 1,007,716 in Florida and 90,666 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 8.55% to 13.03% over the past 2 weeks and was 9.10% on Saturday, January 16, 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 Sunday, January 17, 2021:

Florida: 1,571,279 total confirmed cases, an increase of 11,093 since yesterday. 

Broward County: 158,762 total confirmed cases, an increase of 1,172 since yesterday. 

Parkland: 1,682 total confirmed cases, an increase of 7 since yesterday. 

Coral Springs: 8,693 total confirmed cases, an increase of 102 since yesterday. 

Deaths in Florida related to COVID-19: 24,137 an increase of 132 since yesterday.  

Broward County: 7,850 (4.9%) total hospitalizations with 1,969 (1.3%) deaths due to COVID-19. Deaths increased by 12 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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