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


Coral Springs:

- 34 new cases reported Saturday. (2,663 total cases)

Sign Up for Coral Springs Newsletter
Our newsletter delivers the local news that you can trust.

- In the zip codes that include all of Coral Springs or part of it:

28 new cases in the 33063 zip code. (1,607total cases)

21 new cases in the 33065 zip code. (1,648 total cases)

5 new cases in the 33067 zip code. (487 total cases)

14 new cases in the 33071 zip code. (984 total cases)

18 new cases in the 33073 zip code. (1,010  total cases)

4 new cases in the 33076 zip code. (658 total cases)


Broward County:

- 918 new cases reported on Saturday. (61,614 total cases)

Positivity rate (a key local indicator of infection spread): 9.8% -- it’s the rate of people testing positive out of those taking the test.

- 7 new deaths reported on Saturday. (789 total deaths) (1% of all cases)

- 106 new people hospitalized reported on Saturday. (3,766 total people hospitalized) (6% of all cases)



- Florida had 8,541 new cases reported on Saturday. (526,577 total cases)

- Florida had 182 new deaths reported on Saturday. (8,109 total deaths) (2% of all cases)


Today’s news:

- Coral Springs Farmer’s Market won’t open this fall due to coronavirus


Locations for testing sites:

- Coral Springs and regional COVID-19 testing sites



- 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

- Coral Springs issues guidelines on sports leagues and pool


Follow us on Facebook and Twitter and sign up for FREE TAPinto Coral Springs E-News alerts to be the first to read about all things Coral Springs.

Download the FREE TAPinto App. Click here for Android - Click here for iOS for breaking news, traffic/weather alerts, and special offers.

Know a story we should share with our readers? Email editor Leon Fooksman ( and tell him about it.