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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JULY 07: A COVID-19 testing associate adjusts his personal protective equipment (PPE) at a testing center at Lincoln Park amid the coronavirus pandemic on July 07, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. There has been a spike in new coronavirus cases in California along with an increase in the overall positivity rate and number of hospitalizations. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Wednesday’s Coronavirus Updates: 2,355 new cases, 152 new deaths reported in Florida

As of 11 a.m. Wednesday, there have been 671,201 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 663,234 Florida residents and 7,967 non-Florida residents. There are 12,939 Florida resident deaths reported, 161 non-resident deaths, and 41,851 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: 671,201 (up from 668,846)
Florida resident deaths: 12,939 (up from 12,787)
Non-resident deaths: 161 (up from 159)
Total deaths in state (FL/non-FL residents combined): 13,098 (up from 12,946)

  • 2,355 total new cases reported Wednesday
  • 152 total new resident deaths reported Wednesday
  • 2 new non-resident deaths reported Wednesday


Total recorded cases in SWFL: 38,834 (up from 38,742)
Deaths: 844 (up from 838)

  • 92 total new cases reported Wednesday
  • 6 new deaths reported Wednesday

Lee County: 19,617 (up from 19,566) – 453 deaths (2 new)
Collier County: 12,272 (up from 12,254) – 194 deaths (1 new)
Charlotte County: 2,895 (up from 2,881) – 128 deaths (3 new)
DeSoto County: 1,540 (up from 1,539) – 23 deaths
Glades County: 482 (up from 476) – 4 deaths
Hendry County: 2,028 (up from 2,026) – 42 deaths


Total tested (residents): 4,970,495
Total tested (non-residents): 20,598
Total positive (residents): 663,234
Total positive (non-residents): 7,967
Total negative (residents): 4,300,230
Total negative (non-residents): 12,592
Percent positive (residents): 13.36%
Percent positive (non-residents): 38.75%

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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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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