Tuesday’s Coronavirus Updates: 1,823 new cases reported in the state with 76 of those in SWFL

Writer: Derrick Shaw
Published: Updated:
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Health care workers use a nasal swab to test a person for COVID-19 at a pop up testing site at the Koinonia Worship Center and Village on July 22, 2020 in Pembroke Park, Florida. The tests where being donated by the emergency management firm CDR Maguire and GENETWORx Lab as the state of Florida battles against a spike in coronavirus cases. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

As of 11 a.m. Tuesday, there have been 650,092 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 642,775 Florida residents and 7,317 non-Florida residents. There are 11,915 Florida resident deaths reported, 152 non-resident deaths, and 40,195 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: 650,092 (up from 648,269)
Florida resident deaths: 11,915 (up from 11,871)
Non-resident deaths: 152 (unchanged)
Total deaths in state (FL/non-FL residents combined): 12,067 (up from 12,023)

  • 1,823 total new cases reported Tuesday
  • 44 total new resident deaths reported Tuesday
  • 0 new non-resident deaths reported Tuesday


Total recorded cases in SWFL: 38,074 (up from 37,998)
Deaths: 807 (up from 804)

  • 76 total new cases reported Tuesday
  • 3 new deaths reported Tuesday

Lee County: 19,210 (up from 19,176) – 441 deaths (3 new)
Collier County: 12,049 (up from 12,024) – 184 deaths
Charlotte County: 2,822 (up from 2,811) – 117 deaths
DeSoto County: 1,526 (up from 1,524) – 22 deaths
Glades County: 464 (up from 463) – 4 deaths
Hendry County: 2,003 (up from 2,000) – 39 deaths


Total tested (residents): 4,803,934
Total tested (non-residents): 20,018
Total positive (residents): 642,775
Total positive (non-residents): 7,317
Total negative (residents): 4,154,107
Total negative (non-residents): 12,674
Percent positive (residents): 13.40%
Percent positive (non-residents): 36.6%

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

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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