CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Here is our Wednesday, Sept. 16, 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. 14, 16 new cases reported Wednesday. (3,316 total cases)

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Broward County:

- Since Sept. 14, 307 new cases reported Wednesday. (74,832 total cases)

Positivity rate (a key local indicator of infection spread) on Wednesday: 2.97% -- it’s the rate of people testing positive out of those taking the test.

- Since Sept. 14, 13 new deaths reported Wednesday. (1,297 total deaths) (2% of all cases)



- Since Sept. 14, 5,471 new cases reported Wednesday. (671,201 total cases)

- Since Sept. 14, 297 new deaths reported Wednesday. (12,939 total deaths) (2% of all cases)


Latest headlines:

- Broward County School District considers date to reopen schools

- “I’m trying not to lose myself:” Coral Springs woman discusses hardships in being jobless for six months

- Gov. DeSantis: Broward County allowed to move into Phase 2 reopening

- Broward Schools superintendent: schools could reopen in October if virus rate continues declining

- Coral Springs officials: 22 employees may have been infected with Covid-19 in recent months

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


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

- Latest Coral Springs unemployment rate

- Coral Springs issues guidelines on sports leagues and pool


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