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Tuesday’s Coronavirus Updates: 7,347 new cases reported in Florida, 350 in SWFL

As of 11 a.m. Tuesday, there have been 213,794 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 210,594 Florida residents and 3,200 non-Florida residents. There are 3,841 Florida resident deaths reported, 102 non-resident deaths and 16,425 hospitalizations, according to the Florida Department of Health.

There have been 2,271,267 tests administered in Florida. A total of 213,794 tests have come back positive, and 2,055,400 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.

STATEWIDE NUMBERS

Total number of recorded cases: 213,794 (up from 206,447)
Florida resident deaths: 3,841 (up from 3,778)
Non-resident deaths: 102 (unchanged)

  • 7,347 total new cases reported Tuesday
  • 63 total new resident deaths reported Tuesday
  • 0 total new non-resident deaths reported Tuesday

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA NUMBERS

Total recorded cases in SWFL: 16,063 (up from 15,713)
Deaths: 372 (up from 367)

  • 350 total new cases reported Tuesday
  • 5 new deaths reported Tuesday

Lee County: 7,859 (up from 7,661) – 172 deaths (5 new)
Collier County: 5,201 (up from 5,076) – 85 deaths
Charlotte County: 944 (up from 935) – 77 deaths
DeSoto County: 760 (up from 752) – 10 deaths
Glades County: 188 (unchanged) – 1 death
Hendry County: 1,111 (up from 1,101) – 27 deaths

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

In the past 24 hours, Florida reported the results of 35,330 tests, 7,347 of which were positive. That’s 20.80% positive Tuesday, bringing the seven-day average to 19.01%.

COVID-19 positive test results in SWFL, July 7, 2020. (WINK News)

RESOURCES

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REPORT COVID-19 DIAGNOSIS/TEST: International self-reporting system


MONDAY’S CORONAVIRUS HEADLINES


TESTING ON MARCO ISLAND

Free drive-up COVID-19 tests will be available Saturday on Marco Island.

The city said it’s collaborating with the Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida to provide the testing at Veterans Community Park, 901 Park Ave., from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on July 11.

Testing will be available on a first-come, first-served basis for up to 250 people regardless of symptoms. A physician referral is not required and those receiving tests do not need to be patients of Healthcare Network. To ensure proper follow-up, a photo ID is required. Test results are expected in 3-5 business days.

This is a drive-up testing site, so drivers and passengers must remain in their vehicles at all
times. Walk-ups and cyclists will not be accommodated at this testing location. For
more information, go to healthcareswfl.org or call 239-658-3000.


TESTING EXPANDS IN COLLIER COUNTY

DOH-Collier is expanding testing in East Naples and Golden Gate City. This is no cost, no referral necessary testing.

Schedule:

Thursdays – beginning July 9, 2020; 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
DOH-Collier, 3339 E. Tamiami Trail, Naples, 34112

Fridays – beginning July 10, 2020; 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Golden Gate Community Center, 4701 Golden Gate Pkwy., Naples, 34116

Saturday, July 11, & July 18, 2020; 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Nichols Community Health Center, 12655 Collier Blvd., Naples, 34116


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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