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MIAMI, FLORIDA - JULY 23: A health care worker directs a person to use a nasal swab for a self administered test at the new federally funded COVID-19 testing site at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium on July 23, 2020 in Miami, Florida. Vice Admiral Jerome Adams, the U.S. Surgeon General, visited the site, as the state of Florida experiences a spike in coronavirus cases, to encourage people to wear a mask and take other precautions to fight the pandemic. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Friday’s Coronavirus Updates: 6,148 new cases, 228 new deaths reported in Florida

As of 11 a.m. Friday, there have been 563,285 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 557,337 Florida residents and 5,948 non-Florida residents. There are 9,141 Florida resident deaths reported, 135 non-resident deaths and 33,155 hospitalizations, according to the Florida Department of Health.

*Numbers are released by the DOH daily at approximately 11 a.m.


Total tested (residents): 4,148,396
Total tested (non-residents): 19,707
Total positive (residents): 557,337
Total positive (non-residents): 5,948
Total negative (residents): 3,584,565
Total negative (non-residents): 13,735
Percent positive (residents): 13.46%
Percent positive (non-residents): 30.22%

The remainder of the tests is still pending or inconclusive, according to the FDOH website.


Total number of recorded cases: 563,285 (up from 557,137)
Florida resident deaths: 9,141 (up from 8,913)
Non-resident deaths: 135 (up from 133)

  • 6,148 total new cases reported Friday
  • 228 total new resident deaths reported Friday
  • 2 total new non-resident deaths reported Friday


Total recorded cases in SWFL: 33,921 (up from 33,642)
Deaths: 678 (up from 672)

  • 279 total new cases reported Friday
  • 6 new deaths reported Friday

Lee County: 17,178 (up from 17,039) – 371 deaths (3 new)
Collier County: 10,734 (up from 10,640) – 151 deaths (3 new)
Charlotte County: 2,340 (up from 2,321) – 97 deaths
DeSoto County: 1,398 (up from 1,393) – 18 deaths
Glades County: 419 (up from 410) – 3 deaths
Hendry County: 1,852 (up from 1,839) – 38 deaths

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


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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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Writer:WINK News
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