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Thursday’s Coronavirus Updates: 9,956 new cases, 253 new deaths reported in Florida

As of 11 a.m. Thursday, there have been 461,379 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 456,105 Florida residents and 5,274 non-Florida residents. There are 6,586 Florida resident deaths reported, 124 non-resident deaths and 26,017 hospitalizations, according to the Florida Department of Health.

There have been 3,584,193 tests administered in Florida. A total of 461,379 tests have come back positive, and 3,117,738 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: 461,379 (up from 451,423)
Florida resident deaths: 6,586 (up from 6,333)
Non-resident deaths: 124 (unchanged)

  • 9,956 total new cases reported Thursday
  • 253 total new resident deaths reported Thursday
  • 0 total new non-resident deaths reported Thursday


Total recorded cases in SWFL: 29,639 (up from 29,098)
Deaths: 544 (up from 535)

  • 541 total new cases reported Thursday
  • 9 new deaths reported Thursday

Lee County: 15,137 (up from 14,877) – 286 deaths (7 new)
Collier County: 9,355 (up from 9,178) – 121 deaths (1 new)
Charlotte County: 1,889 (up from 1,807) – 85 deaths
DeSoto County: 1,251 (up from 1,240) – 14 deaths
Glades County: 389 (down from 390) – 3 deaths *1 case redacted
Hendry County: 1,618 (up from 1,606) – 35 deaths (1 new)

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

COVID-19 positive test results in SWFL, July 30, 2020. (WINK News)


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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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