CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Here is our Thursday, May 14 update on the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Coral Springs and beyond.


The latest numbers (according to Florida Department of Health, updated May 14)

- Coral Springs has 237 cases – up four from Wednesday.

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- In the zip codes of Coral Springs and surrounding cities:

130 in the 33063 zip code.

135 in the 33065 zip code.

37 in the 33067 zip code.

182 in the 33068 zip code.

83 in the 33071 zip code.

61 in the 33073 zip code.

54 in the 33076 zip code.

- Broward County has 6,057 cases.

- Florida has 43,210 cases.

- Total tested in Florida: 609,574 (Negative: 565,627)

- Total deaths in Florida: 1,875

- Total hospitalized in Florida: 7,749

(The number of cases, above, does not reflect how many people have recovered from the virus.)


Today’s news:

- Broward County, along with Miami-Dade, will allow many business to re-open starting Monday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Thursday.

Indoor capacity at restaurants and retail will be set at 50 percent capacity, compared to 25 percent recommended by the state. Face masks must be worn in public.

Beaches will remain closed, as well as spas, gyms, bars, movie theaters, bowling alleys, tattoo shops, and massage parlors. But gyms in homeowners associations and apartment complexes will be allowed to reopen with limitations.


Recent news:

- All high school seniors in Coral Springs can take part in drive-by graduation parades

- Marjory Stoneman Douglas seniors will get car parade on June 6

- Sweet Tomatoes restaurant in Coral Springs closes permanently due to coronavirus

- Coral Springs fund needs more money to provide temporary financial assistance to residents


Open for business:

Check out our list of Coral Springs restaurants offering delivery and/or takeout service.


Also, worth reading:

- Coral Springs starts fund to raise money for those with financial needs

- Coral Springs offers businesses help applying for state and federal funds

- Latest unemployment numbers for Coral Springs


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