Friday’s Coronavirus Updates: 9,007 new cases, 257 new deaths reported in Florida

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Credit: MGN

As of 11 a.m. Friday, there have been 470,386 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 465,030 Florida residents and 5,356 non-Florida residents. There are 6,843 Florida resident deaths reported, 123 non-resident deaths and 26,533 hospitalizations, according to the Florida Department of Health.

There have been 3,633,393 tests administered in Florida. A total of 470,386 tests have come back positive, and 3,157,702 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: 470,386 (up from 461,379)
Florida resident deaths: 6,843 (up from 6,586)
Non-resident deaths: 123 (down from 124) *1 death redacted

  • 9,007 total new cases reported Friday
  • 257 total new resident deaths reported Friday
  • -1 total new non-resident deaths reported Friday


Total recorded cases in SWFL: 30,228 (up from 29,639)
Deaths: 556 (up from 544)

  • 589 total new cases reported Friday
  • 12 new deaths reported Friday

Lee County: 15,416 (up from 15,137) – 295 deaths (9 new)
Collier County: 9,581 (up from 9,355) – 122 deaths (1 new)
Charlotte County: 1,946 (up from 1,889) – 86 deaths (1 new)
DeSoto County: 1,264 (up from 1,251) – 14 deaths
Glades County: 389 (unchanged) – 3 deaths
Hendry County: 1,632 (up from 1,618) – 36 deaths (1 new)

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

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LINK: Florida Department of Health COVID-19 updates

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