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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)

Friday’s Coronavirus Updates: 3,650 new cases, 176 new deaths reported in Florida

As of 11 a.m. Friday, there have been 658,381 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 650,922 Florida residents and 7,459 non-Florida residents. There are 12,502 Florida resident deaths reported, 156 non-resident deaths, and 41,021 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.

STATEWIDE NUMBERS

Total number of recorded cases: 658,381 (up from 654,731)
Florida resident deaths: 12,502 (up from 12,326)
Non-resident deaths: 156 (unchanged)
Total deaths in state (FL/non-FL residents combined): 12,658 (up from 12,482)

  • 3,650 total new cases reported Friday
  • 176 total new resident deaths reported Friday
  • 0 new non-resident deaths reported Friday

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA NUMBERS

Total recorded cases in SWFL: 38,359 (up from 38,231)
Deaths: 830 (up from 819)

  • 128 total new cases reported Friday
  • 11 new deaths reported Friday

Lee County: 19,370 (up from 19,309) – 447 deaths (3 new)
Collier County: 12,132 (up from 12,096) – 192 deaths (4 new)
Charlotte County: 2,849 (up from 2,827) – 123 deaths (4 new)
DeSoto County: 1,530 (up from 1,526) – 23 deaths
Glades County: 470 (up from 468) – 4 deaths
Hendry County: 2,008 (up from 2,005) – 41 deaths

TESTING NUMBERS

Total tested (residents): 4,863,570
Total tested (non-residents): 20,210
Total positive (residents): 650,922
Total positive (non-residents): 7,459
Total negative (residents): 4,205,652
Total negative (non-residents): 12,723
Percent positive (residents): 13.40%
Percent positive (non-residents): 36.96%

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

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


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 Sept. 7

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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Writer:WINK News
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