Monday’s Coronavirus Updates: 7,711 new cases, 105 new deaths reported

Writer: Derrick Shaw
Published: Updated:
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Health care workers use a nasal swab to test a person for COVID-19 at a pop up testing site at the Koinonia Worship Center and Village on July 22, 2020 in Pembroke Park, Florida. The tests where being donated by the emergency management firm CDR Maguire and GENETWORx Lab as the state of Florida battles against a spike in coronavirus cases. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

As of 2:30 p.m. Monday, there have been 1,065,785 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 1,048,264 Florida residents and 17,521 non-Florida residents. There are 19,282 Florida resident deaths reported, 247 non-resident deaths, and 56,607 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: 1,065,785 (up from 1,058,074)
Florida resident deaths: 19,282 (up from 19,177)
Non-resident deaths: 247 (up from 246)
Total deaths in state (Fla./non-Fla. residents combined): 19,529 (up from 19,423)

  • 7,711 total new cases reported Monday
  • 105 new resident deaths reported Monday
  • 1 new non-resident death reported Monday
  • Percent positive for new cases in Fla. residents: 7.64%
    • 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: 62,940 (up from 62,468)
Deaths: 1,190 (up from 1,185)

  • 472 total new cases reported Monday
  • 5 new deaths reported Monday

Lee County: 32,476 cases (up from 32,209) – 599 deaths (1 new)
Collier County: 19,026 (up from 18,926) – 295 deaths (1 new)
Charlotte County: 5,593 (up from 5,527) – 203 deaths (3 new)
DeSoto County: 2,515 (up from 2,499) – 38 deaths
Glades County: 699 (up from 696) – 10 deaths
Hendry County: 2,631 (up from 2,611) – 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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