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Thursday’s Coronavirus Updates: 13,965 new cases, 156 new deaths reported in Florida

As of 11 a.m. Thursday, there have been 315,775 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 311,640 Florida residents and 4,135 non-Florida residents. There are 4,677 Florida resident deaths reported, 105 non-resident deaths and 19,825 hospitalizations, according to the Florida Department of Health.

There have been 2,819,000 tests administered in Florida. A total of 315,775 tests have come back positive, and 2,499,843 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 recorded cases: 315,775 (up from 301,810)
Florida resident deaths: 4,677 (up from 4,521)
Non-resident deaths: 105 (down from 104)

  • 13,965 total new cases reported Thursday
  • 156 total new resident deaths reported Thursday
  • 1 total new non-resident deaths reported Thursday


Total recorded cases in SWFL: 22,650 (up from 21,500)
Deaths: 430 (up from 428)

  • 1,150 total new cases reported Thursday
  • 2 new deaths reported Thursday

Lee County: 11,721 (up from 10,849) – 206 deaths
Collier County: 7,076 (up from 6,872) – 100 deaths (1 new)
Charlotte County: 1,313 (up from 1,281) – 80 deaths
DeSoto County: 1,015 (up from 997) – 13 deaths (1 new)
Glades County: 215 (up from 213) – 1 death
Hendry County: 1,310 (up from 1,288) – 30 deaths

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

COVID-19 positive test results in SWFL, July 16, 2020. (WINK News)


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


12:30 p.m.: Gov. DeSantis and first lady Casey DeSantis hold a roundtable discussion regarding mental health and COVID-19 at the Tampa Bay Crisis Center. WATCH a replay below of click here.


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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