As of 11 a.m. Saturday, there have been 698,682 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 690,387 Florida residents and 8,295 non-Florida residents. There are 14,022 Florida resident deaths reported, 168 non-resident deaths, and 43,469 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: 698,682 (up from 695,887)
Florida resident deaths: 14,022 (up from 13,915)
Non-resident deaths: 168 (unchanged)
Total deaths in state (FL/non-FL residents combined): 14,190 (up from 14,083)
- 2,795 total new cases reported Saturday
- 107 total new resident deaths reported Saturday
- 0 new non-resident deaths reported Saturday
- Percent positive for new cases in FL residents : 4.14%
- This percent is the number of people who test PCR- or antigen-positive for the first time divided by all the people tested that day, excluding people who have previously tested positive.
SOUTHWEST FLORIDA NUMBERS
Total recorded cases in SWFL: 40,180 (up from 40,016)
Deaths: 887 (up from 883)
- 164 total new cases reported Saturday
- 4 new deaths reported Saturday
Lee County: 20,326 (up from 20,244) – 465 deaths (1 redacted)
Collier County: 12,656 (up from 12,617) – 216 deaths (5 new)
Charlotte County: 3,030 (up from 3,013) – 135 deaths
DeSoto County: 1,561 (up from 1,556) – 25 deaths
Glades County: 538 (up from 523) – 4 deaths
Hendry County: 2,069 (up from 2,063) – 42 deaths
Saturday’s testing numbers have not yet been released in their entirety. We will update this story as soon as that information becomes available.
Total tested (residents): 5,221,217
Total tested (non-residents): 20,946
Total positive (residents): 690,387
Total positive (non-residents): 8,295
Total negative (residents): 4,523,716
Total negative (non-residents): 12,609
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
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.
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