CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Here is our Wednesday, August 5, update on the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Coral Springs, Broward County, and Florida, according to Florida Department of Health.


Coral Springs:

- 28 new cases reported Wednesday. (2,556 total cases)

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

15 new cases in the 33063 zip code. (1,527 total cases)

5 new cases in the 33065 zip code. (1,594 total cases)

1 new cases in the 33067 zip code. (470 total cases)

6 new cases in the 33071 zip code. (938 total cases)

3 new cases in the 33073 zip code. (937 total cases)

3 new cases in the 33076 zip code. (635 total cases)


Broward County:

- 429 new cases reported on Wednesday. (59,354 total cases)

Positivity rate (a key local indicator of infection spread): 8.9% -- it’s the rate of people testing positive out of those taking the test.

- 18 new deaths reported on Wednesday. (783 total deaths) (1% of all cases)

- 133 new people hospitalized reported on Wednesday. (3,498 total people hospitalized) (6% of all cases)



- Florida had 5,495 new cases reported on Wednesday. (502,739 total cases)

- Florida had 225 new deaths reported on Wednesday. (7,627 total deaths) (2% of all cases)


Recent news:

Friday report: Coral Springs businesses issued warnings for coronavirus violations

- Public coronavirus testing sites in Coral Springs and elsewhere to remain closed until early next week


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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