Monday’s Coronavirus Updates: 1,685 new cases in state; Lee surpasses 20K cases

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A healthcare worker gives a Covid-19 test to a medical staff near Halyk Arena in Almaty, on July 5, 2020 as Kazakhstan imposed a second round of nationwide restrictions to counter a huge surge in coronavirus cases since the previous lockdown that has overwhelmed the oil-rich country’s healthcare system. – Shopping centres, gyms, swimming pools, hairdressers and beauty salons have all shut their doors for a fresh lockdown of two weeks that authorities may choose to extend. (Photo by Ruslan PRYANIKOV / AFP) (Photo by RUSLAN PRYANIKOV/AFP via Getty Images)

As of 11 a.m. Monday, there have been 685,439 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 677,362 Florida residents and 8,077 non-Florida residents. There are 13,317 Florida resident deaths reported, 163 non-resident deaths, and 42,543 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: 685,439 (up from 683,754)
Florida resident deaths: 13,317 (up from 13,296)
Non-resident deaths: 163 (unchanged)
Total deaths in state (FL/non-FL residents combined): 13,480 (up from 13,459)

  • 1,685 total new cases reported Monday
  • 21 total new resident deaths reported Monday
  • 0 new non-resident deaths reported Monday


Total recorded cases in SWFL: 39,566 (up from 39,478)
Deaths: 860 (unchanged)

  • 88 total new cases reported Monday
  • 0 new deaths reported Monday

Lee County: 20,025 (up from 19,964) – 458 deaths
Collier County: 12,487 (up from 12,466) – 202 deaths
Charlotte County: 2,957 (up from 2,953) – 131 deaths
DeSoto County: 1,549 (unchanged) – 23 deaths
Glades County: 502 (up from 500) – 4 deaths
Hendry County: 2,046 (unchanged) – 42 deaths


Total tested (residents): 5,099,693
Total tested (non-residents): 20,698
Total positive (residents): 677,362
Total positive (non-residents): 8,077
Total negative (residents): 4,415,241
Total negative (non-residents): 12,580

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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