As of 3:30 p.m. Saturday, there have been 1,049,638 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 1,032,552 Florida residents and 17,086 non-Florida residents. There are 19,084 Florida resident deaths reported, 243 non-resident deaths, and 56,317 hospitalizations at some point during illness, according to the Florida Department of Health.
*Numbers are released by the DOH every afternoon.
Total number of recorded cases: 1,049,638 (up from 1,039,207)
Florida resident deaths: 19,084 (up from 18,994)
Non-resident deaths: 243 (up from 242)
Total deaths in state (Fla./non-Fla. residents combined): 19,327 (up from 19,236)
- 10,431 total new cases reported Saturday
- 90 new resident deaths reported Saturday
- 1 new non-resident deaths reported Saturday
- Percent positive for new cases in Fla. residents: 7.32%
- 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: 61,862 (up from 61,207)
Deaths: 1,183 (up from 1,170)
- 655 total new cases reported Saturday
- 13 new deaths reported Saturday
Lee County: 31,897 cases (up from 31,571) – 598 deaths (4 new)
Collier County: 18,751 (up from 18,548) – 293 deaths (4 new)
Charlotte County: 5,437 (up from 5,354) – 200 deaths (3 new)
DeSoto County: 2,492 (up from 2,473) – 37 deaths (2 new)
Glades County: 691 (up from 685) – 10 deaths
Hendry County: 2,594 (up from 2,576) – 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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REPORT COVID-19 DIAGNOSIS/TEST: International self-reporting system
IF YOU FEEL SICK:
The Florida Department of Health has 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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