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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JULY 15: St. John’s Well Child & Family Center workers prepare to test a woman for COVID-19 at a free mobile test clinic set up outside Walker Temple AME Church in South Los Angeles amid the coronavirus pandemic on July 15, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. A clinic official said most of the residents they are currently testing in their South Los Angeles clinics are Latinos. According to the California Department of Health, Latinos are currently 2.9 times more likely than white people to test positive for the coronavirus. California reported 11,000 new coronavirus infections today, the most in the state in a single day since the pandemic began. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Friday’s Coronavirus Updates: 3,204 new cases, 139 new deaths reported in Florida

As of 11 a.m. Friday, there have been 677,660 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 669,684 Florida residents and 7,976 non-Florida residents. There are 13,225 Florida resident deaths reported, 162 non-resident deaths, and 42,234 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: 677,660 (up from 674,456)
Florida resident deaths: 13,225 (up from 13,086)
Non-resident deaths: 162 (up from 161)
Total deaths in state (FL/non-FL residents combined): 13,387 (up from 13,247)

  • 3,204 total new cases reported Friday
  • 139 total new resident deaths reported Friday
  • 1 new non-resident deaths reported Friday


Total recorded cases in SWFL: 39,168 (up from 39,019)
Deaths: 860 (up from 853)

  • 149 total new cases reported Friday
  • 7 new deaths reported Friday

Lee County: 19,807 (up from 19,733) – 459 deaths (2 new)
Collier County: 12,368 (up from 12,324) – 201 deaths (5 new)
Charlotte County: 2,922 (up from 2,901) – 131 deaths
DeSoto County: 1,543 (up from 1,540) – 23 deaths
Glades County: 491 (up from 487) – 4 deaths
Hendry County: 2,037 (up from 2,034) – 42 deaths


Total tested (residents): 5,024,730
Total tested (non-residents): 20,614
Total positive (residents): 669,684
Total positive (non-residents): 7,976
Total negative (residents): 4,348,004
Total negative (non-residents): 12,597
Percent positive (residents): 13.35%
Percent positive (non-residents): 38.77%

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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