Broward County, Florida – Broward County Public Schools have recorded 3,637 COVID-19 cases among students and staff as of Nov. 13, up 237 from the 3,400 recorded as of Oct. 25, data show.
Coronavirus infections have been confirmed for at least 2,966 students and 671 school employees, according to the school system’s COVID-19 dashboard.
The increase in Broward school cases is among the smallest since the Delta variant became the dominant COVID-19 strain in the U.S. and comes as coronavirus infection totals and positivity rates continue to fall across South Florida.
Free Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations are now available to a newly approved group, children ages 5 to 11, at BCPS elementary and middle schools. No insurance is required.
Students younger than 18 can be vaccinated without a parent or guardian present if they bring a consent form signed by a parent or guardian to the vaccination site.
The school district’s data show self-reported coronavirus cases for school employees, as well as confirmed cases for students attending in-person instruction, since school began Aug. 18.