Saturday’s Coronavirus Updates: 8,502 new cases, 182 new deaths reported in Florida

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Credit: MGN

As of 11 a.m. Saturday, there have been 526,577 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 520,846 Florida residents and 5,731 non-Florida residents. There are 8,109 Florida resident deaths reported, 129 non-resident deaths and 30,251 hospitalizations, according to the Florida Department of Health.

There have been 3,952,028 tests administered in Florida. A total of 526,577 tests have come back positive, and 3,419,295 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: 526,577 (up from 518,075)
Florida resident deaths: 8,109 (up from 7,927)
Non-resident deaths: 129 (up from 124)

  • 8,502 total new cases reported Saturday
  • 182 total new resident deaths reported Saturday
  • 5 total new non-resident deaths reported Saturday


Total recorded cases in SWFL: 32,400 (up from 32,074)
Deaths: 615 (up from 606)

  • 326 total new cases reported Saturday
  • 9 new deaths reported Saturday

Lee County: 16,431 (up from 16,248) – 334 deaths (5 new)
Collier County: 10,265 (up from 10,202) – 133 deaths (2 new)
Charlotte County: 2,214 (up from 2,174) – 91 deaths (1 new)
DeSoto County: 1,339 (up from 1,327) – 16 deaths
Glades County: 401 (up from 398) – 3 deaths
Hendry County: 1,750 (up from 1,725) – 38 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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