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Wednesday’s Coronavirus Updates: 9,785 new cases, 139 new deaths reported in Florida

As of 11 a.m. Wednesday, there have been 379,619 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 374,920 Florida residents and 4,699 non-Florida residents. There are 5,345 Florida resident deaths reported, 114 non-resident deaths and 22,243 hospitalizations, according to the Florida Department of Health.

There have been 3,158,741 tests administered in Florida. A total of 379,619 tests have come back positive, and 2,775,092 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: 379,619 (up from 369,834)
Florida resident deaths: 5,345 (up from 5,206)
Non-resident deaths: 114 (up from 113)

  • 9,785 total new cases reported Wednesday
  • 139 total new resident deaths reported Wednesday
  • 1 total new non-resident deaths reported Wednesday


Total recorded cases in SWFL: 26,008 (up from 25,496)
Deaths: 489 (up from 482)

  • 512 total new cases reported Wednesday
  • 7 new deaths reported Wednesday

Lee County: 13,395 (up from 13,125) – 245 deaths (1 new)
Collier County: 8,249 (up from 8,076) – 114 deaths (5 new)
Charlotte County: 1,536 (up from 1,500) – 82 deaths
DeSoto County: 1,112 (up from 1,099) – 14 deaths
Glades County: 289 (up from 287) – 2 deaths
Hendry County: 1,427 (up from 1,409) – 32 deaths (1 new)

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


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


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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