Tuesday’s Coronavirus Updates: Reported state deaths top 2,500, SWFL deaths at 250
As of Tuesday at 11 a.m., there have been 57,447 positive cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Florida. The case count includes 56,001 Florida residents and 1,446 non-Florida residents. There are 2,530 deaths reported and 10,412 hospitalizations, according to the Florida Department of Health.
There have been 1,050,671 tests administered in Florida. A total of 57,447 tests have come back positive, and 992,305 tests have come back negative. The remainder are still pending, according to the FDOH website.
*Numbers are released by the DOH daily at approximately 11 a.m.
Total number of cases: 57,447 (up from 56,830)
Deaths: 2,530 (up from 2,460)
- 617 total new cases reported Tuesday
- 70 total new deaths reported Tuesday
SOUTHWEST FLORIDA NUMBERS
Total in SWFL: 4,739 (up from 4,629)
Deaths: 250 (up from 240)
- 110 total new cases reported Tuesday
- 10 total new deaths reported Tuesday
Lee County: 1,967 (up from 1,943) – 112 deaths (7 new deaths)
Collier County: 1,605 (up from 1,580) – 49 deaths
Charlotte County: 463 (up from 461) – 65 deaths (2 new deaths)
DeSoto County: 197 (up from 182) – 7 deaths
Glades County: 61 (up from 32) – 1 death
Hendry County: 446 (up from 431) – 16 deaths (1 new death)
Click HERE for a SWFL case-by-case breakdown – updated daily.
Tuesday’s average percent positive rate is 11.63%.
TUESDAY COVID-19 HEADLINES
#GulfshoreStrong: Covering people making a difference in SWFL
FOOD PANTRIES: Harry Chapin mobile food pantry schedule, week of June 1
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.
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