Sunday’s Coronavirus Updates: 15,300 new cases reported in Fla., 1,607 of those in SWFL

Writer: Derrick Shaw
Published: Updated:
Credit: MGN

As of 11 a.m. Sunday, there have been 269,811 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 266,119 Florida residents and 3,692 non-Florida residents. There are 4,242 Florida resident deaths reported, 104 non-resident deaths and 18,271 hospitalizations, according to the Florida Department of Health.

There have been 2,576,813 tests administered in Florida. A total of 269,811 tests have come back positive, and 2,304,196 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 recorded cases: 269,811 (up from 254,511)
Florida resident deaths: 4,242 (up from 4,197)
Non-resident deaths: 104 (unchanged)

  • 15,300 total new cases reported Sunday
  • 45 total new resident deaths reported Sunday
  • 0 total new non-resident deaths reported Sunday


Total recorded cases in SWFL: 19,690 (up from 18,083)
Deaths: 400 (up from 398)

  • 1,607 total new cases reported Sunday
  • 2 new deaths reported Sunday

Lee County: 10,123 (up from 8,848) – 187 deaths (1 new)
Collier County: 6,220 (up from 5,968) – 94 deaths
Charlotte County: 1,117 (up from 1,074) – 79 deaths (1 new)
DeSoto County: 831 (up from 830) – 11 deaths
Glades County: 203 (up from 200) – 1 death
Hendry County: 1,196 (up from 1,163) – 28 deaths

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

In the past 24 hours, Southwest Florida reported test results for 9,456 people, of which 1,607 were positive – or 16.99%. That brings the 7-day average of positive tests to 21.39%.


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LINK: Florida Department of Health COVID-19 updates

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