Dr. Rhonda Flores looks at protein samples at Novavax labs in Rockville, Maryland on March 20, 2020, one of the labs developing a vaccine for the coronavirus, COVID-19. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP) (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images)

Tuesday’s Coronavirus Updates: 3,116 new cases, 145 new deaths reported in state

As of 11 a.m. Tuesday, there have been 668,846 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 660,946 Florida residents and 7,900 non-Florida residents. There are 12,787 Florida resident deaths reported, 159 non-resident deaths, and 41,654 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: 668,846 (up from 665,730)
Florida resident deaths: 12,787 (up from 12,642)
Non-resident deaths: 159 (up from 158)
Total deaths in state (FL/non-FL residents combined): 12,946 (up from 12,798)

  • 3,116 total new cases reported Tuesday
  • 145 total new resident deaths reported Tuesday
  • 1 new non-resident deaths reported Tuesday


Total recorded cases in SWFL: 38,742 (up from 38,670)
Deaths: 838 (up from 830)

  • 72 total new cases reported Tuesday
  • 8 new deaths reported Tuesday

Lee County: 19,566 (up from 19,525) – 451 deaths (3 new)
Collier County: 12,254 (up from 12,234) – 193 deaths (1 new)
Charlotte County: 2,881 (up from 2,877) – 125 deaths (3 new)
DeSoto County: 1,539 (up from 1,536) – 23 deaths
Glades County: 476 (up from 475) – 4 deaths
Hendry County: 2,026 (up from 2,023) – 42 deaths (1 new)


Total tested (residents): 4,955,265
Total tested (non-residents): 20,661
Total positive (residents): 660,946
Total positive (non-residents): 7,900
Total negative (residents): 4,287,279
Total negative (non-residents): 12,722
Percent positive (residents): 13.36%
Percent positive (non-residents): 38.31%

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.


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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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