CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Here is our Thursday, August 6, update on the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Coral Springs, Broward County, and Florida, according to Florida Department of Health.


Coral Springs:

- 31 new cases reported Thursday. (2,587 total cases)

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

23 new cases in the 33063 zip code. (1,550 total cases)

11 new cases in the 33065 zip code. (1,605 total cases)

6 new cases in the 33067 zip code. (476 total cases)

13 new cases in the 33071 zip code. (951 total cases)

29 new cases in the 33073 zip code. (966 total cases)

11 new cases in the 33076 zip code. (646 total cases)


Broward County:

- 1,105 new cases reported on Thursday. (60,058 total cases)

Positivity rate (a key local indicator of infection spread): 8.4% -- it’s the rate of people testing positive out of those taking the test.

- No deaths reported on Thursday. (782 total deaths) (1% of all cases)

- 97 new people hospitalized reported on Thursday. (3,595 total people hospitalized) (6% of all cases)



- Florida had 7,683 new cases reported on Thursday. (510,389 total cases)

- Florida had 120 new deaths reported on Thursday. (7,747 total deaths) (2% of all cases)


Recent news:

- Need help paying for expenses? Coral Springs approves $502,000 for coronavirus-related relief

Friday report: 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

- Coral Springs issues guidelines on sports leagues and pool


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