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Thursday’s Coronavirus Updates: 6,236 new cases, 149 new deaths reported in Florida

As of 11 a.m. Thursday, there have been 557,137 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 551,232 Florida residents and 5,905 non-Florida residents. There are 8,913 Florida resident deaths reported, 133 non-resident deaths and 32,537 hospitalizations, according to the Florida Department of Health.

There have been 4,128,584 tests administered in Florida. A total of 557,137 tests have come back positive, and 3,564,981 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: 557,137 (up from 550,901)
Florida resident deaths: 8,913 (up from 8,765)
Non-resident deaths: 133 (unchanged)

  • 6,236 total new cases reported Thursday
  • 148 total new resident deaths reported Thursday
  • 0 total new non-resident deaths reported Thursday

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA NUMBERS

Total recorded cases in SWFL: 33,642 (up from 33,303)
Deaths: 672 (up from 663)

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

Lee County: 17,039 (up from 16,872) – 368 deaths (6 new)
Collier County: 10,640 (up from 10,530) – 148 deaths (2 new)
Charlotte County: 2,321 (up from 2,297) – 97 deaths (1 new)
DeSoto County: 1,393 (up from 1,382) – 18 deaths
Glades County: 410 (up from 408) – 3 deaths
Hendry County: 1,839 (up from 1,814) – 38 deaths

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


WATCH President Trump speak during a press conference Thursday.


RESOURCES

NOW HIRING: SWFL companies adding jobs

#GulfshoreStrong: Covering people making a difference in SWFL

FOOD PANTRIES: Harry Chapin mobile food pantry schedule, week of Aug. 10

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


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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