Saturday’s Coronavirus Updates: 3,190 new cases, 98 new deaths reported in Florida

Writer: Derrick Shaw
Published: Updated:
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A healthcare worker takes down a patients information for COVID-19 testing. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

As of 11 a.m. Saturday, there have been 661,571 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 654,090 Florida residents and 7,481 non-Florida residents. There are 12,600 Florida resident deaths reported, 156 non-resident deaths, and 41,215 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: 661,571 (up from 658,381)
Florida resident deaths: 12,600 (up from 12,502)
Non-resident deaths: 156 (unchanged)
Total deaths in state (FL/non-FL residents combined): 12,756 (up from 12,658)

  • 3,190 total new cases reported Saturday
  • 98 total new resident deaths reported Saturday
  • 0 new non-resident deaths reported Saturday


Total recorded cases in SWFL: 38,499 (up from 38,359)
Deaths: 831 (up from 830)

  • 140 total new cases reported Saturday
  • 1 new deaths reported Saturday

Lee County: 19,451 (up from 19,370) – 448 deaths (1 new)
Collier County: 12,169 (up from 12,132) – 192 deaths
Charlotte County: 2,858 (up from 2,849) – 123 deaths
DeSoto County: 1,533 (up from 1,530) – 23 deaths
Glades County: 474 (up from 470) – 4 deaths
Hendry County: 2,014 (up from 2,008) – 41 deaths


Total tested (residents): 4,888,491
Total tested (non-residents): 20,232
Total positive (residents): 654,090
Total positive (non-residents): 7,481
Total negative (residents): 4,227,385
Total negative (non-residents): 12,724
Percent positive (residents): 13.40%
Percent positive (non-residents): 37.03%

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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