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By Ryan Yousefi 

With COVID-19 cases spiking all around the state, Parkland Talk has resumed providing updates on data from the Florida Department of Health.

Unfortunately, fall has brought with it some bad news; COVID-19 cases are setting record highs all around the country. The data in Broward County is trending upward towards the numbers Floridians grew accustomed to seeing during the first wave of infections.

According to the Florida Department of Health, as of November 19, there have been 797 positive COVID-19 cases in Parkland. That’s an increase of 19 positive cases since we last updated readers on the data on Wednesday, November 18.

Statewide in Florida, there have been 923,418 positive COVID-19 cases to date.

There were 128,930 COVID-19 tests conducted in Florida on November 19, with 11,571 coming back positive. Over the last two weeks, positive test rates have remained steady, ranging from 9.81-percent on November 6 to 8.97-percent on November 19. On November 13 the rate was 11.37-percent, the highest Florida has seen since the new wave of infections began.

The average age of a resident to contract COVID-19 in Broward County on November 19 was 40-years-old.

Since the pandemic began, there have been 17,889 deaths to date in Florida due to COVID-19, with 53,091 patients hospitalized due to the virus.

Below are cases sorted by Broward County cities:

Fort Lauderdale 20,429

Hollywood 17,999

Pompano Beach 10,166

Miramar 6,239

Missing, 5,513

Coral Springs, 4,637

Sunrise 3,695

Davie 3,857

Plantation 3,004

Deerfield Beach  2,731

Weston  2,755

Tamarac  2,582

Margate 2,120

Coconut Creek 2,011

Hallandale 1,841

North Lauderdale  1,691

Oakland Park  1,428

Pembroke Pines 1,409

Cooper City  894

Parkland 797

Lauderdale Lakes 448

Lauderhill  438

Wilton Manors 429

Southwest Ranches  321

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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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