Monday’s Coronavirus Updates: State cases top 13,500, 4 more SWFL deaths

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Coronavirus updates

As of 6 p.m.Monday, there have been 13,629 positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Florida. The case count includes 13,214 Florida residents and 415 non-Florida residents. There are 254 deaths reported and 1,719 hospitalizations, according to the Florida Department of Health.

A COVID-19 patient death was reported in Lee County as of 11 a.m., bringing the county’s total to 12. It was a 100-year-old man, but no further details were available. After 6 p.m. two more COVID-19 patient deaths were reported, bringing the county’s total to 14 deaths. One patient was an 80-year-old woman with known travel in Florida and New Jersey and known contact with a coronavirus patient. The other patient reported was a 62-year-old woman, but no other details were available.

In Collier County, a coronavirus patient death was reported after 6 p.m. It was a 73-year-old man with no known travel or contact.

In DeSoto County, a coronavirus patient death was reported after 6 p.m. It was a 65-year-old man with no known travel or contact.

NCH Healthcare System in Naples reported Monday afternoon that they’ve had four patients under their care die from complications of COVID-19. These cases have not been declared by the health department and therefore are not part of Monday totals.

A 2-year-old female in Lee County is also among those recently testing positive, the youngest reported in Lee so far.

There have been 126,048 tests administered in Florida. A total of 13,629 tests have come back positive and 111,022 tests have come back negative. The remainder are still pending, according to the FDOH website.


Total number of cases: 13,629 (up from 13,324)
Deaths: 254 (up from 236)

  • 1,279 total cases reported Monday
  • 33 total deaths reported Monday


Total in SWFL: 731 (up from 725)
Deaths: 22 (up from 18)

  • 51 new cases reported Monday
  • 5 new deaths reported Monday

Lee County: 400 (up from 397)
Collier County: 249(up from 242)
Charlotte County: 55 (unchanged)
DeSoto County: 14 (unchanged)
Glades County: 4 (unchanged)
Hendry County: 9 (unchanged)

Click HERE for a SWFL case-by-case breakdown – updated daily.


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Marco Island approves access to beach

Marco Island City Council approved opening two beach access points in a 4-3 vote Monday.

There was no specification given about where these two access points would be during the council meeting.

MORE: Marco Island approves opening two beach access points

US death toll reaches 10,335

The United States has at least 10,335 reported deaths from coronavirus, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. Johns Hopkins is reporting at least 347,003 coronavirus cases so far in the United States.


The Florida Department of Health has opened a 24-hour COVID-19 Call Center at 1-866-779-6121. Questions may also be emailed to Email responses will be sent during call center hours.

LINK: Florida Department of Health COVID-19 updates

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