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Wednesday’s Coronavirus Updates: 9,446 new cases and 216 new deaths reported in Florida

As of 11 a.m. Wednesday, there have been 451,423 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 446,251 Florida residents and 5,172 non-Florida residents. There are 6,333 Florida resident deaths reported, 124 non-resident deaths and 25,499 hospitalizations, according to the Florida Department of Health.

There have been 3,531,721 tests administered in Florida. A total of 451,423 tests have come back positive, and 3,075,342 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: 451,423 (up from 441,977)
Florida resident deaths: 6,333 (up from 6,117)
Non-resident deaths: 124 (up from 123)

  • 9,446 total new cases reported Wednesday
  • 216 total new resident deaths reported Wednesday
  • 1 total new non-resident deaths reported Wednesday


Total recorded cases in SWFL: 29,098 (up from 28,774)
Deaths: 535 (up from 527)

  • 324 total new cases reported Wednesday
  • 8 new deaths reported Wednesday

Lee County: 14,877 (up from 14,716) – 279 deaths (7 new)
Collier County: 9,178 (up from 9,069) – 120 deaths
Charlotte County: 1,807 (up from 1,784) – 85 deaths (1 new)
DeSoto County: 1,240 (up from 1,227) – 14 deaths
Glades County: 390 (up from 389) – 3 deaths
Hendry County: 1,606 (up from 1,589) – 34 deaths

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


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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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