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Tuesday’s Coronavirus Updates: 5,446 new cases, 245 new deaths reported in Florida

As of 11 a.m. Tuesday, there have been 497,330 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 491,773 Florida residents and 5,557 non-Florida residents. There are 7,402 Florida resident deaths reported, 124 non-resident deaths and 27,952 hospitalizations, according to the Florida Department of Health.

There have been 3,790,202 tests administered in Florida. A total of 497,330 tests have come back positive, and 3,287,128 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: 497,330 (up from 491,884)
Florida resident deaths: 7,402 (up from 7,157)
Non-resident deaths: 124 (up from 122)

  • 5,446 total new cases reported Tuesday
  • 245 total new resident deaths reported Tuesday
  • 2 total new non-resident deaths reported Tuesday


Total recorded cases in SWFL: 31,238 (up from 31,028)
Deaths: 586 (up from 568)

  • 210 total new cases reported Tuesday
  • 18 new deaths reported Tuesday

Lee County: 15,874 (up from 15,799) – 312 deaths (12 new)
Collier County: 9,897 (up from 9,811) – 129 deaths (5 new)
Charlotte County: 2,076 (up from 2,062) – 89 deaths
DeSoto County: 1,308 (up from 1,297) – 16 deaths (1 new)
Glades County: 392 (unchanged) – 3 deaths
Hendry County: 1,691 (up from 1,667) – 37 deaths

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

COVID-19 positive test results in SWFL, Aug. 4, 2020. (WINK News)


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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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