Monday’s Coronavirus Updates: 6,331 new cases and 94 new deaths reported

Writer: Derrick Shaw
Published: Updated:
A health care worker collects a COVID-19 test sample after a person used a nasal swab for a self administered test at the COVID-19 drive-thru testing center at Miami Beach Convention Center Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, in Miami Beach, Fla. (David Santiago/Miami Herald via AP)

As of 2:30 p.m. Monday, there have been 944,745 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 930,728 Florida residents and 14,017 non-Florida residents. There are 18,085 Florida resident deaths reported, 225 non-resident deaths, and 53,499 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: 944,745 (up from 938,414)
Florida resident deaths: 18,085 (up from 17,991)
Non-resident deaths: 225 (up from 223)
Total deaths in state (Fla./non-Fla. residents combined): 18,310 (up from 18,214)

  • 6,331 total new cases reported Monday
  • 94 new resident deaths reported Monday
  • 2 new non-resident deaths reported Monday
  • Percent positive for new cases in Fla. residents: 7.01%
    • 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: 55,286 (up from 54,932)
Deaths: 1,108 (up from 1,104)

  • 354 total new cases reported Monday
  • 4 new deaths reported Monday

Lee County: ​28,279 cases (up from ​28,115) – 563 deaths (2 new)
Collier County: 16,947 (up from 16,864) – 276 deaths
Charlotte County: 4,720 (up from 4,672) – 183 deaths (2 new)
DeSoto County: 2,247 (up from 2,196) – 33 deaths
Glades County: 655 (up from 654) – 8 deaths
Hendry County: ​​​​2,438 (up from 2,431) – 45 deaths

Click HERE* for a case-by-case breakdown – updated daily.

*If not linked, the final report has not yet been made available.


Effective Oct. 27, the Florida Department of Health ceased releasing data showing overall testing numbers. Their statement: “The Florida Department of Health is making adjustments to the COVID-19 dashboard and daily report to provide clear, accurate information for Florida families. Moving forward, the daily report will focus on the number of tests reported to the state by day and the corresponding positivity rate by day. The previously reported cumulative number did not reflect the current status of the pandemic in Florida. This change is in line with the CDC recommendation that calculation of percent positivity [is] applied consistently and with clear communication, will allow public health officials to follow magnitude and trends effectively, and the trends will be useful for local public health decision making.”


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The Florida Department of Health has a 24-hour COVID-19 Call Center at 1-866-779-6121. Questions may also be emailed to Email responses will be sent during call center hours.

LINKFlorida Department of Health COVID-19 updates

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