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Sunday’s coronavirus updates: Fla. records 777 new positive cases, 101 in SWFL

As of 11 a.m. Sunday, there have been 45,588 positive cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Florida. The case count includes 44,369 Florida residents and 1,219 non-Florida residents. There are 1,973 deaths reported and 8,230 hospitalizations, according to the Florida Department of Health.

There have been 653,081 tests administered in Florida. A total of 45,588 tests have come back positive, and 585,236 tests have come back negative. The remainder are still pending, according to the FDOH website.

The state has also released a list of long-term care facilities where cases have been reported.

*Numbers are released by the DOH daily at approximately 11 a.m.

STATEWIDE NUMBERS

Total number of cases: 45,588 (up from 44,811)
Deaths: 1,973 (up from 1,964)

  • 777 total new cases reported Sunday
  • 9 total new deaths reported Sunday

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA NUMBERS

Total in SWFL: 3,070 (up from 2,969)
Deaths: 176 (unchanged)

  • 101 total new cases reported Sunday
  • 1 total new deaths reported Sunday

Lee County: 1,456 (up from 1,401) – 78 deaths (down one from 79)
Collier County: 948 (up from 923) – 37 deaths
Charlotte County: 380 (up from 370) – 41 deaths
DeSoto County: 66 (up from 61) – 7 deaths (1 new death)
Glades County: 9 (unchanged) – 1 death
Hendry County: 211 (up from 205) – 12 deaths

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

*Editors note: The DOH has removed some previously reported positive cases from their report totals, causing fluctuations in case totals. The state does not track recoveries. WINK News is working to find out from DOH why these cases have been removed.


SUNDAY COVID-19 HEADLINES


UPCOMING BRIEFINGS

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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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Writer:Jackie Winchester
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