Latest Coral Gables COVID-19 Numbers

Numbers provided by the Florida Department of Health – October 15, 2020. Cases: 2,857

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Data Dump? Coral Gables Numbers Rise By 720 New Cases On One Day

On Friday, September 11th, the State of Florida’s Department of Health released its daily numbers of COVID-19 cases by municipality and the City of Coral Gables had seen a rise from September 10th by 720 cases. To that point, Coral…

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Coral Gables Suspending COVID-19 Testing Due To Lack Of Demand

As we have previously reported, the Coral Gables COVID-19 testing site had reduced its hours for its one-day-a-week testing site. Even though most other municipalities were offering daily testing, Coral Gables City Manager Peter Iglesias was unable to secure additional…

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Restaurants Reopen At 50% Capacity

On Monday, August 31st, restaurants in Coral Gables reopened following months of closed dining rooms. Following a reduction of the positivity rate, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez authorized the reopening of restaurants throughout the County. For local restaurants like Bellmónt…

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UM Classes Resume, Students Throw A Party, 51 Now Quarantined

University of Miami students began returning to campus on the week of August 10th in preparation for the start of in-person classes on campus on August 17th. The University had asked students to follow social distancing guidelines and to wear…

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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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