Latest Coral Gables COVID-19 Numbers

Numbers provided by the Florida Department of Health – August 11, 2020. Cases: 1,098

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Since March, 69 City Employees Have Tested Positive For COVID-19

As the numbers of COVID-19 positive testing in South Florida have focused on the positivity rate, Coral Gables has surpassed a 2% positivity in residents, as the City of about 50,000 residents surpassed 1,000 positive tests this week, setting a…

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City COVID-19 Test Site Productive, Remains Open Only One Day A Week

As previously reported, The City of Coral Gables COVID-19 testing site officially reopened on July 22nd with a sold out appointment schedule. In total, the site tested 115 residents on its first day. Results released this week showed that 12…

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Mayor Calls For Abolishing Miami-Dade County Following Commission Vote To Condemn County CARES Act Plan

The City of Coral Gables Commission held a special sunshine meeting July 30th to discuss Miami-Dade County’s proposal to reduce the financial distribution to municipalities from a projected sum of $135 million to $30 million. The proposal, as laid out,…

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All State-Supported And County COVID-19 Testing Sites Temporarily Close For Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine

Today, the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) and Miami-Dade County announced that all drive-thru and walk-up COVID-19 testing sites will temporarily close at 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 30, in anticipation of impacts from Hurricane Isaias. Testing sites are…

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Coral Gables Police Seeks Community Assistance In Reporting Violations Of COVID-19 Orders

Although the strength of Coral Gables’ mask order is still being called into question by residents, the Coral Gables Police Department has been issuing warnings to violators of the City and County’s mask order. Between July 3rd and July 22nd,…

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Mayor Valdes-Fauli Refuses To Change Mask Order After County Clarification

Gables Insider reported last week about the difference of opinion between Miami-Dade County and the City of Coral Gables regarding the City’s mask requirement on the City’s Emergency Order. The City made an amendment to its order changing the fines…

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COVID-19 Test Site Reopens In Coral Gables With 100% Turnout

After being closed for nearly 2 months, during which Coral Gables experienced a dramatic rise in the number of cases from 144 to 749, the Coral Gables COVID-19 Test site reopened for its single day of testing this week, on…

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COVID-19 Testing Site Demand High: Unable To Open More Than Once A Week

The Coral Gables City Commission instructed City staff on Tuesday, July 14th, to reopen the City’s COVID-19 testing site this week. Following delays with the only appointment system, the portal was made available to residents on Friday and quickly sold…

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Coral Gables Community Recreation Department Offers Virtual Gables Explorer Camp

COVID-19 has presented parents with unique challenges and finding activities for the children during the summer is one of them. This week, the Coral Gables Community Recreation Department launched its Virtual Gables Explorers Camp with weekly activities and missions for…

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