Wednesday’s Coronavirus Updates: 8,109 new cases, 212 new deaths reported in Florida

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Credit: MGN

As of 11 a.m. Wednesday, there have been 550,901 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 545,040 Florida residents and 5,861 non-Florida residents. There are 8,765 Florida resident deaths reported, 133 non-resident deaths and 31,947 hospitalizations, according to the Florida Department of Health.

There have been 4,093,972 tests administered in Florida. A total of 550,901 tests have come back positive, and 3,536,678 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: 550,901 (up from 542,792)
Florida resident deaths: 8,765 (up from 8,553)
Non-resident deaths: 133 (up from 132)

  • 8,109 total new cases reported Wednesday
  • 212 total new resident deaths reported Wednesday
  • 1 total new non-resident deaths reported Wednesday


Total recorded cases in SWFL: 33,303 (up from 33,074)
Deaths: 663 (up from 647)

  • 229 total new cases reported Wednesday
  • 16 new deaths reported Wednesday

Lee County: 16,872 (up from 16,718) – 362 deaths (11 new)
Collier County: 10,530 (up from 10,487) – 146 deaths (3 new)
Charlotte County: 2,297 (up from 2,281) – 96 deaths (2 new)
DeSoto County: 1,382 (up from 1,377) – 18 deaths
Glades County: 408 (up from 406) – 3 deaths
Hendry County: 1,814 (up from 1,805) – 38 deaths

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

COVID-19 positive test results in SWFL, Aug. 12, 2020. (WINK News)

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LINK: Florida Department of Health COVID-19 updates

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