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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)

Monday’s Coronavirus Updates: 1,838 new cases, 22 new deaths reported

As of 11 a.m. Monday, there have been 648,269 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 640,978 Florida residents and 7,291 non-Florida residents. There are 11,871 Florida resident deaths reported, 152 non-resident deaths, and 40,083 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: 648,269 (up from 646,431)
Florida resident deaths: 11,871 (up from 11,849)
Non-resident deaths: 152 (unchanged)
Total deaths in state (FL/non-FL residents combined): 12,023 (up from 12,001)

  • 1,838 total new cases reported Monday
  • 22 total new resident deaths reported Monday
  • 0 new non-resident deaths reported Monday


Total tested (residents): 4,788,781
Total tested (non-residents): 19,975
Total positive (residents): 640,978
Total positive (non-residents): 7,291
Total negative (residents): 4,140,756
Total negative (non-residents): 12,659
Percent positive (residents): 13.40%
Percent positive (non-residents): 36.55%

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


Total recorded cases in SWFL: 37,998 (up from 37,898)
Deaths: 804 (unchanged)

  • 100 total new cases reported Monday
  • 0 new deaths reported Monday

Lee County: 19,176 (up from 19,134) – 438 deaths
Collier County: 12,024 (up from 11,994) – 184 deaths
Charlotte County:  2,811 (up from 2,793) – 117 deaths
DeSoto County: 1,524 (up from 1,523) – 22 deaths
Glades County: 463 (up from 460) – 4 deaths
Hendry County: 2,000 (up from 1,994) – 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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