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Sunday’s Coronavirus Updates: More than 1,000 cases in Fla., new cases in SWFL

As of 6 p.m.Sunday, there are 1,007 positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Florida, an increase of 177 from the last update given Sunday morning. The case count includes 937 Florida residents and 70 non-Florida residents. There are 13 deaths reported in Florida, with the latest reported Sunday in Palm Beach County.

STATEWIDE NUMBERS

  • Total number of cases: 1,007 (up from 830)
  • Number of Florida residents: 937 (up from 768)
  • Number of non-Florida residents: 70 (up from 62)

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA NUMBERS

Total number of cases: 60*

  • Lee County: 26 (up from 18)
  • Collier County: 33 (up from 28)
  • Charlotte County: 2
  • DeSoto County: 1
  • Glades County: 0
  • Hendry County: 0

*Scroll down for a case-by-case breakdown

There have been 11,270 total tests administered in the state of Florida, with 1,007 positive tests. 9,330 tests have come back negative, and the remainder are pending, according to the FDOH website.

LATEST CLOSURES: Southwest Florida business updates and store closings


Sunday’s COVID-19 headlines:


WATCH NEWS CONFERENCES LIVE BELOW:

The White House Coronavirus Task Force shared updates to the response to coronavirus nationwide Sunday evening.

Gov. Ron DeSantis gave an update on coronavirus in Florida at noon Sunday. Watch it below.


Scott to hold public tele-town hall

Sen. Rick Scott plans to hold a tele-town hall today at 2 p.m., to discuss coronavirus. He will take questions. Join today’s discussion by calling (855) 962-1132 at 2 p.m. (ET).


Sanibel closes more beach parking lots

The City of Sanibel has extended the closure of beach parking lots to include the northern terminus of Dixie Beach Road and Bailey Beach Road, effective immediately.


Florida State Parks closed beginning Monday, March 23

Florida Department of Environmental Protection confirms all Florida State Parks will undergo closures starting March 23.


Price gouging

Florida Attorney General activated Florida’s price gouging hotline, encouraging people to report big price differences. Complaints can be filed by phone or online. Price gouging can be reported by calling 1-866-9NO-SCAM or by visiting MyFloridaLegal.com. For tips on reporting price gouging, click here.


SWFL case breakdown

As of the most recent results, this is the breakdown of SWFL cases:

COLLIER – 28 cases:

  • 30-year-old woman, traveled to Spain
  • 66-year-old man, traveled to France, Italy, Spain
  • 33-year-old man, traveled to Spain
  • 26-year-old man, traveled to France, Italy, Spain
  • 47-year-old woman, traveled to France, Italy, Spain
  • 82-year-old man, no travel – unknown contact
  • 31-year-old woman, traveled to Egypt
  • 59-year-old man, traveled to Japan
  • 77-year-old man, no travel – no contact with known case
  • 49-year-old woman, no travel – no contact with known case
  • 76-year-old man, traveled to NY – contact with known case
  • 28-year-old man, traveled to Italy
  • 73-year-old man, traveled to Egypt
  • 68-year-old woman, traveled to Egypt
  • 64-year-old woman, traveled to Egypt
  • 64-year-old man, traveled to FL/HI – non-FL resident
  • 79-year-old woman, traveled to CT – non-FL resident
  • 19-year-old man, traveled to Italy
  • 80-year-old man, unknown travel
  • 64-year-old man, no travel
  • 59-year-old man, traveled to Canada
  • 62-year-old woman, no travel
  • 61-year-old man, traveled to Canada
  • 76-year-old man, traveled to St. Martin
  • 75-year-old man, no travel – no contact with known case, non-FL resident
  • 79-year-old man, no travel
  • 77-year-old man, no travel
  • 54-year-old woman, no travel – contact with known case

LEE – 18 cases:

  • 80-year-old man, no travel – contact with known case
  • 69-year-old man, no travel – unknown if contact
  • 79-year-old man, no travel – contact with known case
  • 67-year-old man, no travel – no contact
  • 66-year-old man, traveled to Colombia and Ecuador
  • 72-year-old woman, traveled to MA, NH – contact with known case
  • 77-year-old man (deceased), no travel
  • 77-year-old woman (deceased), traveled to Dominican Republic
  • 77-year-old man, traveled to Dominican Republic
  • 65-year-old woman, unknown travel – contact with known case, non-FL resident
  • 57-year-old man, traveled to FL, France, UK – non-FL resident
  • 72-year-old woman, no travel – unknown if contact, non-FL resident
  • 67-year-old man, no travel – contact with known case
  • 23-year-old, unknown if travel related
  • 60-year-old man, unknown if travel related
  • 73-year-old man, unknown if travel related
  • 59-year-old woman, unknown if travel related – no contact with known case
  • 89-year-old woman, no travel – unknown if contact

CHARLOTTE – 2 cases:

  • 54-year-old woman, traveled to Egypt and Israel
  • 55-year-old man, unknown travel

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 protected] Email responses will be sent during call center hours.

LINK: Florida Department of Health COVID-19 updates

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