Thursday’s Coronavirus Updates: 6,236 new cases, 149 new deaths reported in Florida

Writer: Derrick Shaw
Published: Updated:
Credit: MGN

As of 11 a.m. Thursday, there have been 557,137 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 551,232 Florida residents and 5,905 non-Florida residents. There are 8,913 Florida resident deaths reported, 133 non-resident deaths and 32,537 hospitalizations, according to the Florida Department of Health.

There have been 4,128,584 tests administered in Florida. A total of 557,137 tests have come back positive, and 3,564,981 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: 557,137 (up from 550,901)
Florida resident deaths: 8,913 (up from 8,765)
Non-resident deaths: 133 (unchanged)

  • 6,236 total new cases reported Thursday
  • 148 total new resident deaths reported Thursday
  • 0 total new non-resident deaths reported Thursday


Total recorded cases in SWFL: 33,642 (up from 33,303)
Deaths: 672 (up from 663)

  • 339 total new cases reported Thursday
  • 9 new deaths reported Thursday

Lee County: 17,039 (up from 16,872) – 368 deaths (6 new)
Collier County: 10,640 (up from 10,530) – 148 deaths (2 new)
Charlotte County: 2,321 (up from 2,297) – 97 deaths (1 new)
DeSoto County: 1,393 (up from 1,382) – 18 deaths
Glades County: 410 (up from 408) – 3 deaths
Hendry County: 1,839 (up from 1,814) – 38 deaths

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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