Sunday’s Coronavirus Updates: 8,530 new cases reported in Florida

Writer: Derrick Shaw
Published: Updated:
Credit: MGN

As of 11 a.m. Sunday, there have been 141,075 positive cases of the coronavirus in the state. The case count includes 138,567 Florida residents and 2,508 non-Florida residents. There are 3,419 deaths reported and 14,244 hospitalizations, according to the Florida Department of Health.

There have been 1,881,897 tests administered in Florida. A total of 141,075 tests have come back positive, and 1,740,822 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: 141,075 (up from 132,545)
Deaths: 3,419 (up from 3,390)

  • 8,530 total new cases reported Sunday.
  • 29 total new deaths reported Sunday.


Total cases in SWFL: 11,658 (up from 11,236)
Deaths: 339 (up from 334)

  • 422 total new cases reported Sunday.
  • 5 total new deaths reported Sunday.

Lee County: 5,188 (up from 4,956) – 156 deaths (4 new)
Collier County: 4,087 (up from 3,966) – 71 deaths (1 new)
Charlotte County: 714 (up from 687) – 76 deaths
DeSoto County: 585 (up from 574) – 10 deaths
Glades County: 161 (up from 158) – 1 death
Hendry County: 923 (up from 895) – 25 deaths

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

In the past 24 hours, Southwest Florida reported the results of 2,375 tests – 422 were positive, or 17.77%. That brings the 7-day average of tests coming back positive each day to 18.73%.


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Gov. Ron DeSantis will hold a press conference regarding COVID-19 at Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola at 2:30 p.m. ET.


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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