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Wednesday Coronavirus Updates: 6,563 new cases reported in Florida, 45 new deaths

As of 11 a.m. Wednesday, there have been 158,997 positive cases of the coronavirus in the state. The case count includes 156,288 Florida residents and 2,709 non-Florida residents. There are 3,550 Florida resident deaths reported and 14,825 hospitalizations, according to the Florida Department of Health.

There have been 1,981,915 tests administered in Florida. A total of 158,997 tests have come back positive, and 1,821,357 tests have come back negative. The remainder are still pending or inconclusive, according to the FDOH website.

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


Total number of cases: 158,997 (up from 152,434)
Florida resident deaths: 3,550 (up from 3,505)

  • 6,563 total new cases reported Wednesday.
  • 45 total new resident deaths reported Wednesday.


Total cases in SWFL: 12,816 (up from 12,320)
Deaths: 352 (up from 344)

  • 496 total new cases reported Wednesday.
  • 8 new deaths reported Wednesday.

Lee County: 5,869 (up from 5,588) – 159 deaths (1 new)
Collier County: 4,376 (up from 4,225) – 81 deaths (7 new)
Charlotte County: 793 (up from 775) – 76 deaths
DeSoto County: 634 (up from 604) – 10 deaths
Glades County: 164 (down from 175) *11 cases redacted – 1 death
Hendry County: 980 (up from 953) – 25 deaths

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

In the past 24 hours, SWFL reported the results of 1,825 tests, 496 of which were positive. Keeping in mind that Glades County redacted nine tests and 11 positives, the gross total brings us to a 27.18% positive Wednesday, bringing the seven-day average to 21.30%.

Percent of test results reported each day in SWFL that come back positive, July 1, 2020. (WINK News)


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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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