Sunday’s Coronavirus Updates: 2,583 new cases, 14 new deaths reported in Florida

Writer: Derrick Shaw
Published: Updated:
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A health care worker directs a person to use a nasal swab for a self administered test at a federally funded COVID-19 testing site at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium on July 23, 2020 in Miami. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

As of 11 a.m. Sunday, there have been 621,586 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 614,753 Florida residents and 6,833 non-Florida residents. There are 11,119 Florida resident deaths reported, 144 non-resident deaths, and 38,410 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 number of recorded cases: 621,586 (up from 619,003)
Florida resident deaths: 11,119 (up from 11,105)
Non-resident deaths: 144 (unchanged)

  • 2,583 total new cases reported Sunday
  • 14 total new resident deaths reported Sunday
  • 0 new non-resident deaths reported Sunday


Total tested (residents): 4,587,076
Total tested (non-residents): 19,492
Total positive (residents): 614,753
Total positive (non-residents): 6,833
Total negative (residents): 3,965,385
Total negative (non-residents): 12,637
Percent positive (residents): 13.42%
Percent positive (non-residents): 35.10%

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


Total recorded cases in SWFL: 36,795 (up from 36,674)
Deaths: 768 (down from 769 – 1 retracted)

  • 121 total new cases reported Sunday
  • -1 new deaths reported Sunday

Lee County: 18,634 (up from 18,584) – 418 deaths
Collier County: 11,604 (up from 11,570) – 176 deaths
Charlotte County: 2,656 (up from 2,635) – 110 deaths (-1 death)
DeSoto County: 1,478 (up from 1,472) – 22 deaths
Glades County: 454 (up from 453) – 3 deaths
Hendry County: 1,969 (up from 1,960) – 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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