CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Here is our Thursday, August 13, update on the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Coral Springs, Broward County, and Florida, according to Florida Department of Health.

 

Coral Springs:

- 38 new cases reported Thursday. (2,830 total cases)

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

17 new cases in the 33063 zip code. (1,701 total cases)

25 new cases in the 33065 zip code. (1,747 total cases)

7 new cases in the 33067 zip code. (521total cases)

11 new cases in the 33071 zip code. (1,038 total cases)

7 new cases in the 33073 zip code. (1,072 total cases)

5 new cases in the 33076 zip code. (686 total cases)

 

Broward County:

- 707 new cases reported on Thursday. (64,741 total cases)

Positivity rate (a key local indicator of infection spread): 9.1% -- it’s the rate of people testing positive out of those taking the test.

- 24 new deaths reported on Thursday. (883 total deaths) (1% of all cases)

- 111 new people hospitalized reported on Thursday. (4,191 total people hospitalized) (7% of all cases)

 

Florida:

- Florida had 6,331 new cases reported on Thursday. (557,137 total cases)

- Florida had 148 new deaths reported on Thursday. (8,913 total deaths) (2% of all cases)

 

Today’s news:

- Coral Springs Publix employee tests positive for Covid-19

- “I pray every day:” Coral Springs family of five seeks help surviving coronavirus

- Broward Schools superintendent pushes for more testing as condition for in-person learning

- Perspective: Coral Springs college student makes hard decision to go back to campus during coronavirus

- Sunday report: Coral Springs businesses issued warnings for coronavirus violations

- Poverty rate doubled in Coral Springs since 1990. Will it go up higher during pandemic?

 

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

- Coral Springs issues guidelines on sports leagues and pool

 

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