CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Here is our Wednesday, July 8, update on the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Coral Springs and beyond.

The latest numbers (according to Florida Department of Health, updated July 8)

- Since the start of the emergency, Coral Springs has had 890 cases – up 39 cases from Monday.

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- In the zip codes of Coral Springs and surrounding cities:

566 in the 33063 zip code.

520 in the 33065 zip code.

164 in the 33067 zip code.

656 in the 33068 zip code.

307 in the 33071 zip code.

357 in the 33073 zip code.

274 in the 33076 zip code.

- Broward County has 23,781 cases.

- Florida has 223,783 cases.

- Total tested in Florida: 2,322,389 (Negative: 2,096,424)

- Total deaths in Florida: 3,991

- Total hospitalized in Florida: 16,758

(The number of cases, above, does not reflect how many people have recovered from the virus.)

 

Today’s news:

Restaurants will be allowed to stay open in Broward County but under tighter restrictions announced Wednesday.

Starting Friday, restaurants now will have to limit tables to six people for indoor dining or 10 if they’re from the same family.

Indoor dining will be required to close by 10 p.m. 

Restaurants found violating the new measures will be shut down for 24 hours.

Further violations will lead to closure for an additional 72 hours. Fines could be as high as $15,000.

 

Recent news:

- Coronavirus testing at Coral Springs site reached capacity on Tuesday

- Coral Springs closes pool facilities after city employee tested positive for COVID-19

- Coral Springs businesses issued warnings for coronavirus violations

- Coral Springs urges residents to keep contact journal as coronavirus cases spike

 

Open for business:

Check out our list of Coral Springs restaurants offering delivery and/or takeout service.

 

Also, worth reading:

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

- Latest unemployment figures in Coral Springs

- Coral Springs issues guidelines on sports leagues and pool

 

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