Monday’s Coronavirus Updates: 1,415 new cases, 41 new deaths reported

Published: October 5, 2020 10:56 AM EDT
Updated: October 6, 2020 10:55 AM EDT
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As of 11 a.m. Monday, there have been 717,874 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 709,157 Florida residents and 8,717 non-Florida residents. There are 14,712 Florida resident deaths reported, 174 non-resident deaths, and 44,775 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: 717,874 (up from 716,459)
Florida resident deaths: 14,712 (up from 14,671)
Non-resident deaths: 174 (unchanged)
Total deaths in state (FL/non-FL residents combined): 14,886 (up from 14,845)

  • 1,415 total new cases reported Monday
  • 41 total new resident deaths reported Monday
  • 0 new non-resident deaths reported Monday
  • Percent positive for new cases in FL residents: 3.93%
    • 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. 


Total recorded cases in SWFL: 41,116 (up from 41,057)
Deaths: 914 (up from 913)

  • 59 total new cases reported Monday
  • 1 new deaths reported Monday

Lee County: 20,824 (up from 20,780) – 474 deaths
Collier County: 12,920 (up from 12,909) – 228 deaths
Charlotte County: 3,152 (up from 3,149) – 140 deaths
DeSoto County: 1,582 (unchanged) – 27 deaths
Glades County: 549 (unchanged) – 5 deaths (1 new)
Hendry County: 2,089 (up from 2,088) – 40 deaths


Total tested (residents): 5,398,488
Total tested (non-residents): 21,409
Total positive (residents): 709,157
Total positive (non-residents): 8,717
Total negative (residents): 4,682,162
Total negative (non-residents): 12,647

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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