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

Published: July 29, 2020 10:48 AM EDT
Updated: July 29, 2020 2:01 PM EDT
Credit: MGN

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.

STATEWIDE NUMBERS

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

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA NUMBERS

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.


RESOURCES

NOW HIRING: SWFL companies adding jobs

#GulfshoreStrong: Covering people making a difference in SWFL

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


LIVE BRIEFINGS

  • 12:30 p.m. — Governor Ron DeSantis Holds Roundtable Regarding COVID-19 at Paul B. Stephens School in Clearwater


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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