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Wednesday’s Coronavirus Updates: 2,056 new cases, 200 new deaths reported in Florida

Writer: Derrick Shaw
Published: Updated:
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A COVID-19 testing associate adjusts his personal protective equipment (PPE) at a testing center at Lincoln Park amid the coronavirus pandemic on July 7, 2020 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

As of 11 a.m. Wednesday, there have been 652,148 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 644,781 Florida residents and 7,367 non-Florida residents. There are 12,115 Florida resident deaths reported, 154 non-resident deaths, and 40,517 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: 652,148 (up from 650,092)
Florida resident deaths: 12,115 (up from 11,915)
Non-resident deaths: 154 (up from 152)
Total deaths in state (FL/non-FL residents combined): 12,269 (up from 12,067)

  • 2,056 total new cases reported Wednesday
  • 200 total new resident deaths reported Wednesday
  • 2 new non-resident deaths reported Wednesday


Total recorded cases in SWFL: 38,129 (up from 38,074)
Deaths: 815 (up from 807)

  • 55 total new cases reported Wednesday
  • 8 new deaths reported Wednesday

Lee County: 19,241 (up from 19,210) – 442 deaths (1 new)
Collier County: 12,071 (up from 12,049) – 187 deaths (3 new)
Charlotte County: 2,821 (down from 2,822) – 118 deaths (1 new) *One case redacted
DeSoto County: 1,526 (unchanged) – 23 deaths (1 new)
Glades County: 466 (up from 464) – 4 deaths
Hendry County: 2,004 (up from 2,003) – 41 deaths (2 new)


Total tested (residents): 4,818,178
Total tested (non-residents): 20,086
Total positive (residents): 644,781
Total positive (non-residents): 7,367
Total negative (residents): 4,166,408
Total negative (non-residents): 12,692
Percent positive (residents): 13.40%
Percent positive (non-residents): 36.73%

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.


NOW HIRING: SWFL companies adding jobs

#GulfshoreStrong: Covering people making a difference in SWFL

FOOD PANTRIES: Harry Chapin mobile food pantry schedule, week of Sept. 7

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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