As of 11 a.m. Tuesday, there have been 760,389 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 750,739 Florida residents and 9,650 non-Florida residents. There are 16,105 Florida resident deaths reported, 203 non-resident deaths, and 47,352 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: 760,389 (up from 756,727)
Florida resident deaths: 16,105 (up from 16,021)
Non-resident deaths: 203 (up from 201)
Total deaths in state (FL/non-FL residents combined): 16,308 (up from 16,222)
- 3,662 total new cases reported Tuesday
- 84 total new resident deaths reported Tuesday
- 2 new non-resident deaths reported Tuesday
- Percent positive for new cases in FL residents: 6.17%
- 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: 43,610 (up from 43,419)
Deaths: 979 (up from 971)
- 191 total new cases reported Tuesday
- 8 new deaths reported Tuesday
Lee County: 22,117 (up from 22,023) – 497 deaths (3 new)
Collier County: 13,716 (up from 13,653) – 249 deaths (3 new)
Charlotte County: 3,388 (up from 3,368) – 155 deaths (1 new)
DeSoto County: 1,633 (up from 1,627) – 29 deaths (1 new)
Glades County: 589 (up from 588) – 6 deaths
Hendry County: 2,167 (up from 2,160) – 43 deaths
Total tested (residents): 5,752,796
Total tested (non-residents): 22,418
Total positive (residents): 750,739
Total positive (non-residents): 9,650
Total negative (residents): 4,994,839
Total negative (non-residents): 12,719
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.
*If not linked, the report has not yet been made available.
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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 email@example.com. Email responses will be sent during call center hours.
LINK: Florida Department of Health COVID-19 updates
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