Friday’s Coronavirus Updates: 9,488 new cases reported in Florida, 679 in SWFL

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As of 11 a.m. Friday, there have been 178,594 positive cases of the coronavirus in the state. The case count includes 175,718 Florida residents and 2,876 non-Florida residents. There are 3,684 Florida resident deaths reported, 101 non-resident deaths and 15,491 hospitalizations, according to the Florida Department of Health.

There have been 2,083,056 tests administered in Florida. A total of 178,594 tests have come back positive, and 1,902,766 tests have come back negative. The remainder are still pending or inconclusive, according to the FDOH website.

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


Total number of cases: 178,594 (up from 169,106)
Florida resident deaths: 3,684 (up from 3,617)
Non-resident deaths: 101 (unchanged)

  • 9,488 total new cases reported Friday.
  • 67 total new resident deaths reported Friday.
  • 0 total new non-resident deaths reported Friday.


Total cases in SWFL: 14,098 (up from 13,419)
Deaths: 361 (up from 355)

  • 679 total new cases reported Friday.
  • 6 new deaths reported Friday.

Lee County: 6,668 (up from 6,223) – 162 deaths (1 new)
Collier County: 4,701 (up from 4,539) – 83 deaths (1 new)
Charlotte County: 860 (up from 836) – 76 deaths
DeSoto County: 676 (up from 661) – 10 deaths
Glades County: 172 (down from 167) – 1 death
Hendry County: 1,021 (up from 993) – 27 deaths (2 new)

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

In the past 24 hours, SWFL reported the results of 2,700 tests, 679 of which were positive. Keep in mind, Glades County redacted nine tests and 11 positives on Wednesday. This is the gross total. That’s 25.15% positive on Friday, bringing the seven-day average to 23.93%.

SWFL percent of tests coming back positive each day, July 3, 2020. (WINK News)


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LINK: Florida Department of Health COVID-19 updates

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