Thursday’s Coronavirus Updates: 13,965 new cases, 156 new deaths reported in Florida

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Credit: MGN

As of 11 a.m. Thursday, there have been 315,775 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 311,640 Florida residents and 4,135 non-Florida residents. There are 4,677 Florida resident deaths reported, 105 non-resident deaths and 19,825 hospitalizations, according to the Florida Department of Health.

There have been 2,819,000 tests administered in Florida. A total of 315,775 tests have come back positive, and 2,499,843 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: 315,775 (up from 301,810)
Florida resident deaths: 4,677 (up from 4,521)
Non-resident deaths: 105 (down from 104)

  • 13,965 total new cases reported Thursday
  • 156 total new resident deaths reported Thursday
  • 1 total new non-resident deaths reported Thursday


Total recorded cases in SWFL: 22,650 (up from 21,500)
Deaths: 430 (up from 428)

  • 1,150 total new cases reported Thursday
  • 2 new deaths reported Thursday

Lee County: 11,721 (up from 10,849) – 206 deaths
Collier County: 7,076 (up from 6,872) – 100 deaths (1 new)
Charlotte County: 1,313 (up from 1,281) – 80 deaths
DeSoto County: 1,015 (up from 997) – 13 deaths (1 new)
Glades County: 215 (up from 213) – 1 death
Hendry County: 1,310 (up from 1,288) – 30 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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