Saturday’s Coronavirus Updates: 3,573 new cases, 62 new deaths reported in Florida 

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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 681,233 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 673,194 Florida residents and 8,039 non-Florida residents. There are 13,287 Florida resident deaths reported, 163 non-resident deaths, and 42,374 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: 681,233 (up from 677,660)
Florida resident deaths: 13,287 (up from 13,225)
Non-resident deaths: 163 (up from 162)
Total deaths in state (FL/non-FL residents combined): 13,450 (up from 13,387)

  • 3,573 total new cases reported Saturday
  • 62 total new resident deaths reported Saturday
  • 1 new non-resident deaths reported Saturday


Total recorded cases in SWFL: 39,335 (up from 39,168)
Deaths: 861 (up from 860)

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

Lee County: 19,884 (up from 19,807) – 459 deaths
Collier County: 12,423 (up from 12,368) – 202 deaths (1 new)
Charlotte County: 2,943 (up from 2,922) – 131 deaths
DeSoto County: 1,545 (up from 1,543) – 23 deaths
Glades County: 497 (up from 491) – 4 deaths
Hendry County: 2,043 (up from 2,037) – 42 deaths


Total tested (residents): 5,054,955
Total tested (non-residents): 20,678
Total positive (residents): 673,194
Total positive (non-residents): 8,039
Total negative (residents): 4,374,724
Total negative (non-residents): 12,597

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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