Sunday’s Coronavirus Updates: 740 new positive cases reported in Fla., 116 in SWFL

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As of 11 a.m. Sunday, there have been 50,867 positive cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Florida. The case count includes 49,547 Florida residents and 1,320 non-Florida residents. There are 2,237 deaths reported and 9,381 hospitalizations, according to the Florida Department of Health.

There have been 872,916 tests administered in Florida. A total of 50,867 tests have come back positive, and 820,368 tests have come back negative. The remainder are still pending, according to the FDOH website.

The state has also released a list of long-term care facilities where cases have been reported.

*Numbers are released by the DOH daily at approximately 11 a.m.


Total number of cases: 50,867 (up from 50,127)
Deaths: 2,237 (up from 2,233)

  • 740 total new cases reported Sunday
  • 4 total new deaths reported Sunday


Total in SWFL: 3,786 (up from 3,670)
Deaths: 214 (unchanged)

  • 116 total new cases reported Sunday
  • 0 total new deaths reported Sunday

Lee County: 1,699 (up from 1,677) – 92 deaths
Collier County: 1,251 (up from 1,195) – 45 deaths
Charlotte County: 423 (up from 417) – 56 deaths
DeSoto County: 112 (unchanged) – 8 deaths
Glades County: 20 (unchanged) – 1 death
Hendry County: 281 (down from 249) – 12 deaths

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





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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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