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A healthcare worker tests a patient at the COVID-19 drive-thru testing site at the Duke Energy for the Arts Mahaffey Theater on July 8, 2020 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Octavio Jones/Getty Images)

Monday’s Coronavirus Updates: 1,885 new cases, 68 new deaths reported statewide

As of 11 a.m. Monday, there have been 623,471 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 616,629 Florida residents and 6,842 non-Florida residents. There are 11,187 Florida resident deaths reported, 144 non-resident deaths, and 38,495 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: 623,471 (up from 621,586)
Florida resident deaths: 11,187 (up from 11,119)
Non-resident deaths: 144 (unchanged)

  • 1,885 total new cases reported Monday
  • 68 total new resident deaths reported Monday
  • 0 new non-resident deaths reported Monday


Total tested (residents): 4,603,050
Total tested (non-residents): 19,502
Total positive (residents): 616,629
Total positive (non-residents): 6,842
Total negative (residents): 3,979,430
Total negative (non-residents): 12,638
Percent positive (residents): 13.42%
Percent positive (non-residents): 35.12%

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


Total recorded cases in SWFL: 36,879 (up from 36,795)
Deaths: 773 (up from 768)

  • 84 total new cases reported Monday
  • 5 new deaths reported Monday

Lee County: 18,673 (up from 18,634) – 423 deaths (5 new)
Collier County: 11,609 (up from 11,604) – 176 deaths
Charlotte County: 2,677 (up from 2,656) – 110 deaths
DeSoto County: 1,489 (up from 1,478) – 22 deaths
Glades County: 456 (up from 454) – 3 deaths
Hendry County: 1,975 (up from 1,969) – 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


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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