PARKLAND, FL- Florida reported over 7,000 new Coronavirus cases and 283 deaths on Tuesday. 

Florida has vaccinated a total of 3,084,403 and 1,723,722 have completed the series. Broward County has vaccinated 265,387 and 152,758 have completed the series.

The percent of positive results ranged from 5.19% to 6.88% over the past 2 weeks and was 5.69% on Monday, March 1, 2021. The percentage calculated is for people that test positive for the first time and does not include people that had previously tested positive.

Here are the current COVID-19 numbers according to the Florida Department of Health as of Tuesday, March 2, 2021:

Florida: 1,918,100 total confirmed cases, an increase of 7,179 since yesterday. 

Broward County: 196,114 total confirmed cases, an increase of 897 since yesterday. 

Parkland: 2,171 total confirmed cases, an increase of 13 since yesterday. 

Coral Springs: 11,075 total confirmed cases, an increase of 71 since yesterday. 

Deaths in Florida related to COVID-19: 31,145 an increase of 283 since yesterday.  

Broward County: 8,949 (4.6%) total hospitalizations with 2,408 (1.2%) deaths due to COVID-19. Deaths increased by 9 since yesterday. The median age is 39.

Broward County Percent Positive: 6.1% per the latest data on March 1, 2021.

Broward County Hospital Bed Availability: Hospitals have 1055 (19.3%) beds available and 93 (19.7%) adult ICU beds available per the latest data on March 2, 2021.

Parkland Schools Total Cases According to the Florida Department of Health's Latest Data Through February 20:

  • Heron Heights Elementary: 10 cases (+2)
  • Marjory Stoneman Douglas: 49 cases (+8)
  • Mary Help of Christians School: 8 cases (+0)
  • Park Trails Elementary: 25 cases (+3)
  • Riverglades Elementary: 25 cases (+1)
  • Somerset Parkland Academy: 15 cases (+0)
  • Westglades Middle School: 19 cases (+5)


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