As of 2:30 p.m. Monday, there have been 1,979,634 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 1,943,135 Florida residents and 36,499 non-Florida residents. There are 32,348 Florida resident deaths reported, 611 non-resident deaths, and 82,307 hospitalizations at some point during illness, according to the Florida Department of Health.
For state and county-by-county breakdown of vaccine administration, click here.
*Numbers are released by the DOH every afternoon.
Total number of recorded cases: 1,979,634 (up from 1,976,808)
Florida resident deaths: 32,348 (up from 32,255)
Non-resident deaths: 611 (up from 605)
Total deaths in state (Fla./non-Fla. residents combined): 32,959 (up from 32,860)
- 2,826 new total new cases reported Monday
- 93 new resident deaths reported Monday
- 6 new non-resident death reported Monday
- Percent positive for new cases in Fla. residents: 6.13%
- 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: 111,481 (up from 111,298)
Deaths: 1,939 (up from 1,934)
- 183 total new cases reported Monday
- 5 new deaths reported Monday
Lee County: 59,951 cases (up from 59,834) – 900 deaths
Collier County: 31,290 (up from 31,245) – 481 deaths (1 new)
Charlotte County: 11,015 (up from 11,001) – 388 deaths (3 new)
DeSoto County: 3,938 (up from 3,934) – 79 deaths (1 new)
Glades County: 912 (up from 911) – 16 deaths
Hendry County: 4,375 (up from 4,373) – 75 deaths
Click HERE* for a COVID-19 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.”
VACCINE IN SWFL: COVID-19 vaccine schedules and information for SWFL
VACCINE IN FLORIDA: State of Florida’s COVID-19 vaccine reports
NOW HIRING: SWFL companies adding jobs
FOOD PANTRIES: Harry Chapin mobile food pantry schedule, week of March 15
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 email@example.com. Email responses will be sent during call center hours.
LINK: Florida Department of Health COVID-19 updates
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