CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Here is our Wednesday, Sept. 23, 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. 21, 12 new cases reported Wednesday. (3,358 total cases)

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Broward County:

- Since Sept. 21, 345 new cases reported Wednesday. (76,146 total cases)

Positivity rate (a key local indicator of infection spread) on Wednesday: 5.17% -- it’s the rate of people testing positive out of those taking the test.

- Since Sept. 21, 21 new deaths reported Wednesday. (1,343 total deaths) (2% of all cases)



- Since Sept. 21, 5,060 new cases reported Wednesday. (690,499 total cases)

- Since Sept. 21, 301 new deaths reported Wednesday. (13,618 total deaths) (2% of all cases)


Latest headlines:

- Broward County schools planning to reopen starting on oct. 14

- Coral Springs Museum of Art gallery set to open on Oct. 10

- More than 100 businesses in the process of opening in Coral Springs during pandemic

- Coral Springs congregations begin offering in-person religious services

- It’s a first: all-virtual musical coming to Coral Springs school


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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