Friday’s Coronavirus Updates: 7,686 new cases, 180 new deaths reported in Florida

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Credit: MGN

As of 11 a.m. Friday, there have been 518,075 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 512,421 Florida residents and 5,654 non-Florida residents. There are 7,927 Florida resident deaths reported, 124 non-resident deaths and 29,730 hospitalizations, according to the Florida Department of Health.

There have been 3,903,010 tests administered in Florida. A total of 518,075 tests have come back positive, and 3,378,864 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: 518,075 (up from 510,389)
Florida resident deaths: 7,927 (up from 7,747)
Non-resident deaths: 124 (unchanged)

  • 7,686 total new cases reported Friday
  • 180 total new resident deaths reported Friday
  • 0 total new non-resident deaths reported Friday


Total recorded cases in SWFL: 32,074 (up from 31,780)
Deaths: 606 (up from 598)

  • 294 total new cases reported Friday
  • 8 new deaths reported Friday

Lee County: 16,248 (up from 16,090) – 329 deaths (6 new)
Collier County: 10,202 (up from 10,118) – 131 deaths (1 new)
Charlotte County: 2,174 (up from 2,144) – 90 deaths (1 new)
DeSoto County: 1,327 (up from 1,321) – 16 deaths
Glades County: 398 (unchanged) – 3 deaths
Hendry County: 1,725 (up from 1,709) – 37 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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