Sunday’s Coronavirus Updates: 2,564 new cases, 38 new deaths reported in Florida

Writer: Derrick Shaw
Published: Updated:
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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. Sunday, there have been 646,431 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 639,166 Florida residents and 7,265 non-Florida residents. There are 11,849 Florida resident deaths reported, 152 non-resident deaths, and 40,024 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: 646,431 (up from 643,867)
Florida resident deaths: 11,849 (up from 11,811)
Non-resident deaths: 152 (down from 153)
Total deaths in state (FL/non-FL residents combined): 12,001 (up from 11,903)

  • 2,564 total new cases reported Sunday
  • 38 total new resident deaths reported Sunday
  • -1 new non-resident deaths reported Sunday


Total tested (residents): 4,771,875
Total tested (non-residents): 19,948
Total positive (residents): 639,166
Total positive (non-residents): 7,265
Total negative (residents): 4,125,680
Total negative (non-residents): 12,659
Percent positive (residents): 13.41%
Percent positive (non-residents): 36.46%

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


Total recorded cases in SWFL: 37,898 (up from 37,802)
Deaths: 804 (up from 801)

  • 96 total new cases reported Sunday
  • 3 new deaths reported Sunday

Lee County: 19,134 (up from 19,099) – 438 deaths
Collier County: 11,994 (up from 11,951) – 184 deaths (2 new)
Charlotte County:  2,793 (up from 2,778) – 117 deaths (1 new)
DeSoto County: 1,523 (up from 1,522) – 22 deaths
Glades County: 460 (unchanged) – 4 deaths
Hendry County: 1,994 (up from 1,992) – 39 deaths

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


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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 Email responses will be sent during call center hours.

LINK: Florida Department of Health COVID-19 updates

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