CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Here is our Tuesday, Sept. 8, update on the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Coral Springs, Broward County, and Florida, according to Florida Department of Health.

 

Coral Springs:

- Since Sept. 5, 16 new cases reported Tuesday. (3,249 total cases)

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Broward County:

- Since Sept. 5, 444 new cases reported Saturday. (73,556 total cases)

Positivity rate (a key local indicator of infection spread) on Tuesday: 3.91% -- it’s the rate of people testing positive out of those taking the test.

- Since Sept. 5, 19 new deaths reported Tuesday. (1,234 total deaths) (2% of all cases)

 

Florida:

- Since Sept. 5, 6,225 new cases reported Tuesday. (650,092 total cases)

- Since Sept. 5, 104 new deaths reported Tuesday. (11,915 total deaths) (2% of all cases)

 

Latest headlines:

- Gym and restaurant: latest Coral Springs businesses issued warnings for coronavirus violations

- Broward County school sport teams could soon start working out

- Coral Springs isn’t clamping down on RVs in many neighborhoods and for good reason

- Stein Mart becomes latest national retailer with Coral Springs location to close due to coronavirus

- Worried about Covid-19, small but growing number of students getting homeschooled in Broward County

 

Locations for testing sites:

- Coral Springs and regional COVID-19 testing sites

 

Employment:

- Check out this website for jobs in Coral Springs and other cities throughout South Florida

 

Also, worth reading:

- Coral Springs offers businesses help applying for state and federal funds

- Latest Coral Springs unemployment rate

- Coral Springs issues guidelines on sports leagues and pool

 

 

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