Saturday’s Coronavirus Updates: Over 5,600 confirmed cases in SWFL

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As of Saturday at 11 a.m., there have been 62,758 positive cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Florida. The case count includes 61,246 Florida residents and 1,512 non-Florida residents. There are 2,688 deaths reported and 10,891 hospitalizations, according to the Florida Department of Health.

There have been 1,175,106 tests administered in Florida. A total of 62,758 tests have come back positive, and 1,111,427 tests have come back negative. The remainder are still pending, according to the FDOH website.

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


Total number of cases: 62,758 (up from 61,488)
Deaths: 2,688 (up from 2,660)

  • 1,270 total new cases reported Saturday
  • 28 total new deaths reported Saturday


Total in SWFL: 5,602 (up from 5,402)
Deaths: 271 (up from 266)

  • 200 total new cases reported Saturday
  • 5 total new deaths reported Saturday

Lee County: 2,253 (up from 2,200) – 114 deaths (3 new)
Collier County: 1,968 (up from 1,874) – 56 deaths (1 new)
Charlotte County: 488 (up from 481) – 72 deaths
DeSoto County: 258 (up from 245) – 7 deaths
Glades County: 83 (up from 81) – 1 death
Hendry County: 552 (up from 521) – 18 deaths (1 new)

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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