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Friday’s Coronavirus Updates: 4,684 new cases, 119 new deaths reported in Florida

Writer: Derrick Shaw
Published: Updated:
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A healthcare worker gives a Covid-19 test to a medical staff near Halyk Arena in Almaty, on July 5, 2020 as Kazakhstan imposed a second round of nationwide restrictions to counter a huge surge in coronavirus cases since the previous lockdown that has overwhelmed the oil-rich country’s healthcare system. – Shopping centres, gyms, swimming pools, hairdressers and beauty salons have all shut their doors for a fresh lockdown of two weeks that authorities may choose to extend. (Photo by Ruslan PRYANIKOV / AFP) (Photo by RUSLAN PRYANIKOV/AFP via Getty Images)

As of 11 a.m. Friday, there have been 593,286 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 587,023 Florida residents and 6,263 non-Florida residents. There are 10,168 Florida resident deaths reported, 136 non-resident deaths and 35,997 hospitalizations, according to the Florida Department of Health.

*Numbers are released by the DOH daily at approximately 11 a.m. but are occasionally delayed.


Total tested (residents): 4,355,148
Total tested (non-residents): 18,796
Total positive (residents): 587,023
Total positive (non-residents): 6,263
Total negative (residents): 3,761,415
Total negative (non-residents): 12,511
Percent positive (residents): 13.50%
Percent positive (non-residents): 33.36%

The remainder of the tests is still pending or inconclusive, according to the FDOH website.


Total number of recorded cases: 593,286 (up from 588,602)
Florida resident deaths: 10,168 (up from 10,049)
Non-resident deaths: 136 (down from 137)

  • 4,684 total new cases reported Friday
  • 119 total new resident deaths reported Friday
  • -1 total new non-resident deaths reported Friday


Total recorded cases in SWFL: 35,222 (up from 35,030)
Deaths: 729 (up from 723)

  • 192 total new cases reported Friday
  • 6 new deaths reported Friday

Lee County: 17,816 (up from 17,730) – 397 deaths (4 new)
Collier County: 11,144 (up from 11,095) – 162 deaths (1 new)
Charlotte County: 2,462 (up from 2,435) – 107 deaths (1 new)
DeSoto County: 1,443 (up from 1,438) – 21 deaths
Glades County: 440 (up from 432) – 3 deaths
Hendry County: 1,917 (up from 1,900) – 39 deaths

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


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REPORT COVID-19 DIAGNOSIS/TEST: International self-reporting system


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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