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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)

Sunday’s Coronavirus Updates: 2,423 new cases, 8 new deaths reported in Florida

As of 11 a.m. Sunday, there have been 663,994 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 656,485 Florida residents and 7,509 non-Florida residents. There are 12,608 Florida resident deaths reported, 156 non-resident deaths, and 41,297 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: 663,994 (up from 661,571)
Florida resident deaths: 12,608 (up from 12,600)
Non-resident deaths: 156 (unchanged)
Total deaths in state (FL/non-FL residents combined): 12,764 (up from 12,658)

  • 2,423 total new cases reported Sunday
  • 8 total new resident deaths reported Sunday
  • 0 new non-resident deaths reported Sunday

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA NUMBERS

Total recorded cases in SWFL: 38,595 (up from 38,499)
Deaths: 830 (down from 831)

  • 96 total new cases reported Sunday
  • -1 new deaths reported Sunday *1 death redacted in Charlotte County

Lee County: 19,488 (up from 19,451) – 448 deaths
Collier County: 12,209 (up from 12,169) – 192 deaths
Charlotte County: 2,871 (up from 2,858) – 122 deaths (-1 new)
DeSoto County: 1,534 (up from 1,533) – 23 deaths
Glades County: 475 (up from 474) – 4 deaths
Hendry County: 2,018 (up from 2,014) – 41 deaths

TESTING NUMBERS

Total tested (residents): 4,910,702
Total tested (non-residents): 20,272
Total positive (residents): 656,485
Total positive (non-residents): 7,509
Total negative (residents): 4,247,200
Total negative (non-residents): 12,736
Percent positive (residents): 13.39%
Percent positive (non-residents): 37.09%

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. 14

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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