Monday’s Coronavirus Updates: 2,258 new cases reported, 72 new deaths in the state

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St. John’s Well Child & Family Center workers prepare to test a woman for COVID-19 at a free mobile test clinic set up outside Walker Temple AME Church in South Los Angeles amid the coronavirus pandemic on July 15, 2020 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

As of 11 a.m. Monday, there have been 602,829 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 596,511 Florida residents and 6,318 non-Florida residents. There are 10,397 Florida resident deaths reported, 137 non-resident deaths, and 36,596 hospitalizations at some point during illness, 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): 4,435,085
Total tested (non-residents): 18,844
Total positive (residents): 596,511
Total positive (non-residents): 6,318
Total negative (residents): 3,831,823
Total negative (non-residents): 12,504
Percent positive (residents): 13.47%
Percent positive (non-residents): 33.57%

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


Total number of recorded cases: 602,829 (up from 600,571)
Florida resident deaths: 10,397 (up from 10,325)
Non-resident deaths: 137 (unchanged)

  • 2,258 total new cases reported Monday
  • 72 total new resident deaths reported Monday
  • 0 new non-resident deaths reported Monday


Total recorded cases in SWFL: 35,702 (up from 35,602)
Deaths: 735 (unchanged)

  • 100 total new cases reported Monday
  • 0 new deaths reported Monday

Lee County: 18,064 (up from 18,009) – 402 deaths
Collier County: 11,268 (up from 11,245 cases) – 163 deaths
Charlotte County: 2,538 (up from 2,519 cases) – 107 deaths
DeSoto County: 1,450 (down from 1,451 cases with 1 case retracted) – 21 deaths
Glades County: 444 (unchanged) – 3 deaths
Hendry County: 1,938 (up from 1,934 cases) – 39 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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