As of 11 a.m. Monday, there have been 701,302 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 692,962 Florida residents and 8,340 non-Florida residents. There are 14,037 Florida resident deaths reported, 170 non-resident deaths, and 43,606 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: 701,302 (up from 700,564)
Florida resident deaths: 14,037 (up from 14,032)
Non-resident deaths: 170 (unchanged)
Total deaths in state (FL/non-FL residents combined): 14,207 (up from 14,202)
- 738 total new cases reported Monday
- 5 total new resident deaths reported Monday
- 0 new non-resident deaths reported Monday
- Percent positive for new cases in FL residents: 4.23%
- This percent is the number of people who test PCR- or antigen-positive for the first time divided by all the people tested that day, excluding people who have previously tested positive.
SOUTHWEST FLORIDA NUMBERS
Total recorded cases in SWFL: 40,300 (up from 40,269)
Deaths: 889 (up from 887)
- 31 total new cases reported Monday
- 2 new deaths reported Monday
Lee County: 20,388 (up from 20,377) – 467 deaths (2 new)
Collier County: 12,692 (up from 12,681) – 216 deaths
Charlotte County: 3,046 (up from 3,039) – 135 deaths
DeSoto County: 1,565 (up from 1,563) – 25 deaths
Glades County: 540 (unchanged) – 4 deaths
Hendry County: 2,069 (unchanged) – 42 deaths
Total tested (residents): 5,247,825
Total tested (non-residents): 21,002
Total positive (residents): 692,962
Total positive (non-residents): 8,340
Total negative (residents): 4,547,751
Total negative (non-residents): 12,619
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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REPORT COVID-19 DIAGNOSIS/TEST: International self-reporting system
IF YOU FEEL SICK:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Email responses will be sent during call center hours.
LINK: Florida Department of Health COVID-19 updates
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