Tuesday’s Coronavirus Updates: State records 2,673 new cases, 183 new deaths
As of 11 a.m. Tuesday, there have been 605,502 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 599,176 Florida residents and 6,326 non-Florida residents. There are 10,580 Florida resident deaths reported, 137 non-resident deaths, and 37,038 hospitalizations at some point during illness, according to the Florida Department of Health.
*Numbers are released by the DOH daily at approximately 11 a.m. but are occasionally delayed.
Total number of recorded cases: 605,502 (up from 602,829)
Florida resident deaths: 10,580 (up from 10,397)
Non-resident deaths: 137 (unchanged)
- 2,673 total new cases reported Tuesday
- 183 total new resident deaths reported Tuesday
- 0 new non-resident deaths reported Tuesday
Total tested (residents): 4,454,485
Total tested (non-residents): 18,858
Total positive (residents): 599,176
Total positive (non-residents): 6,326
Total negative (residents): 3,848,512
Total negative (non-residents): 12,510
Percent positive (residents): 13.47%
Percent positive (non-residents): 33.58%
The remainder of the tests is still pending or inconclusive, according to the FDOH website.
SOUTHWEST FLORIDA NUMBERS
Total recorded cases in SWFL: 35,907 (up from 35,702)
Deaths: 743 (up from 735)
- 205 total new cases reported Tuesday
- 8 new deaths reported Tuesday
Lee County: 18,140 (up from 18,064) – 406 deaths (4 new)
Collier County: 11,351 (up from 11,268 cases) – 166 deaths (3 new)
Charlotte County: 2,569 (up from 2,538 cases) – 108 deaths (1 new)
DeSoto County: 1,454 (up from 1,450) – 21 deaths
Glades County: 448 (up from 444) – 3 deaths
Hendry County: 1,945 (up from 1,938 cases) – 39 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
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.
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