CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Here is our Friday, Oct. 9, update on the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Coral Springs, Broward County, and Florida, according to Florida Department of Health.

 

Coral Springs:

- Since Oct. 5, 40 new cases reported Friday. (3,485 total cases)

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Broward County:

- Since Oct. 5, 783 new cases reported Friday. (78,795 total cases)

Positivity rate (a key local indicator of infection spread) on Friday: 2.70% -- it’s the rate of people testing positive out of those taking the test.

- Since Oct. 5, 32 new deaths reported Friday. (1,455 total deaths) (2% of all cases)

 

Florida:

- Since Oct. 5, 11,047 new cases reported Friday. (728,921 total cases)

- Since Oct. 5, 474 new deaths reported Friday. (15,186 total deaths) (2% of all cases)

 

Latest headlines:

- Will There Be Trick-Or-Treating in Coral Springs This Halloween?

- Perspective: Coral Springs College Student Finds Living On Campus “Weird” During Pandemic

- Coral Springs reopens playgrounds, asks parents to wipe down surfaces

 

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

- Latest Coral Springs unemployment rate

- Coral Springs issues guidelines on sports leagues and pool

 

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