Tuesday’s Coronavirus Updates: 5,831 new cases, 276 new deaths reported in Florida

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Credit: MGN

As of 11 a.m. Tuesday, there have been 542,792 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 536,981 Florida residents and 5,811 non-Florida residents. There are 8,553 Florida resident deaths reported, 132 non-resident deaths and 31,354 hospitalizations, according to the Florida Department of Health.

There have been 4,055,587 tests administered in Florida. A total of 542,792 tests have come back positive, and 3,506,483 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: 542,792 (up from 536,961)
Florida resident deaths: 8,553 (up from 8,277)
Non-resident deaths: 132 (up from 131)

  • 5,831 total new cases reported Tuesday
  • 276 total new resident deaths reported Tuesday
  • 3 total new non-resident deaths reported Tuesday


Total recorded cases in SWFL: 33,074 (up from 32,883)
Deaths: 647 (up from 618)

  • 191 total new cases reported Tuesday
  • 29 new deaths reported Tuesday

Lee County: 16,718 (up from 16,632) – 351 deaths (17 new)
Collier County: 10,487 (up from 10,448) – 143 deaths (7 new)
Charlotte County: 2,281 (up from 2,257) – 94 deaths (3 new)
DeSoto County: 1,377 (up from 1,358) – 18 deaths (2 new)
Glades County: 406 (up from 405) – 3 deaths
Hendry County: 1,805 (up from 1,783) – 38 deaths

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

COVID-19 positive test results in SWFL, Aug. 11, 2020. (WINK News)


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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 covid-19@flhealth.gov. Email responses will be sent during call center hours.

LINK: Florida Department of Health COVID-19 updates

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