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Friday’s Coronavirus Updates: 7,686 new cases, 180 new deaths reported in Florida

As of 11 a.m. Friday, there have been 518,075 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 512,421 Florida residents and 5,654 non-Florida residents. There are 7,927 Florida resident deaths reported, 124 non-resident deaths and 29,730 hospitalizations, according to the Florida Department of Health.

There have been 3,903,010 tests administered in Florida. A total of 518,075 tests have come back positive, and 3,378,864 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: 518,075 (up from 510,389)
Florida resident deaths: 7,927 (up from 7,747)
Non-resident deaths: 124 (unchanged)

  • 7,686 total new cases reported Friday
  • 180 total new resident deaths reported Friday
  • 0 total new non-resident deaths reported Friday


Total recorded cases in SWFL: 32,074 (up from 31,780)
Deaths: 606 (up from 598)

  • 294 total new cases reported Friday
  • 8 new deaths reported Friday

Lee County: 16,248 (up from 16,090) – 329 deaths (6 new)
Collier County: 10,202 (up from 10,118) – 131 deaths (1 new)
Charlotte County: 2,174 (up from 2,144) – 90 deaths (1 new)
DeSoto County: 1,327 (up from 1,321) – 16 deaths
Glades County: 398 (unchanged) – 3 deaths
Hendry County: 1,725 (up from 1,709) – 37 deaths

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

COVID-19 positive test results in SWFL, Aug. 7, 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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