Sunday’s Coronavirus Updates: 1,868 new cases, 43 new deaths reported in Florida

Writer: Derrick Shaw
Published: Updated:
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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. Sunday, there have been 716,459 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 707,751 Florida residents and 8,708 non-Florida residents. There are 14,671 Florida resident deaths reported, 174 non-resident deaths, and 44,709 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: 716,459 (up from 714,591)
Florida resident deaths: 14,671 (up from 14,628)
Non-resident deaths: 174 (down from 175)
Total deaths in state (FL/non-FL residents combined): 14,845 (up from 14,803)

  • 1,868 total new cases reported Sunday
  • 43 total new resident deaths reported Sunday
  • -1 new non-resident deaths reported Sunday
  • Percent positive for new cases in FL residents: 3.72%
    • 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. 


Total recorded cases in SWFL: 41,057 (up from 40,956)
Deaths: 913 (up from 911)

  • 101 total new cases reported Sunday
  • new deaths reported Sunday

Lee County: 20,780 (up from 20,743) – 474 deaths (2 new)
Collier County: 12,909 (up from 12,862) – 228 deaths
Charlotte County: 3,149 (up from 3,136) – 140 deaths
DeSoto County: 1,582 (up from 1,581) – 27 deaths
Glades County: 549 (unchanged) – 4 deaths
Hendry County: 2,088 (up from 2,085) – 40 deaths


Total tested (residents): 5,382,685
Total tested (non-residents): 21,397
Total positive (residents): 707,751
Total positive (non-residents): 8,708
Total negative (residents): 4,667,771
Total negative (non-residents): 12,644

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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