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A COVID-19 testing associate adjusts his personal protective equipment (PPE) at a testing center at Lincoln Park amid the coronavirus pandemic on July 7, 2020 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Monday’s Coronavirus Updates: 1,533 new cases and 48 new deaths reported

As of 11 a.m. Monday, there have been 736,024 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 726,934 Florida residents and 9,090 non-Florida residents. There are 15,412 Florida resident deaths reported, 187 non-resident deaths, and 46,015 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: 736,024 (up from 734,491)
Florida resident deaths: 15,412 (up from 15,364)
Non-resident deaths: 187 (down from 188)
Total deaths in state (FL/non-FL residents combined): 15,599 (up from 15,552)

  • 1,533 total new cases reported Monday
  • 48 total new resident deaths reported Monday
  • 0 new non-resident deaths reported Monday
  • Percent positive for new cases in FL residents: 4.28%
    • 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: 42,183 (up from 42,112)
Deaths: 944 (unchanged)

  • 71 total new cases reported Monday
  • 0 new deaths reported Monday

Lee County: 21,363 (up from 21,332) – 483 deaths
Collier County: 13,262 (up from 13,236) – 237 deaths
Charlotte County: 3,253 (up from 3,247) – 149 deaths
DeSoto County: 1,608 (up from 1,605) – 27 deaths
Glades County: 579 (unchanged) – 5 deaths
Hendry County: 2,118 (up from 2,113) – 43 deaths


Total tested (residents): 5,552,679
Total tested (non-residents): 21,790
Total positive (residents): 726,934
Total positive (non-residents): 9,090
Total negative (residents): 4,818,605
Total negative (non-residents): 12,654

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.

*If not linked, the report has not yet been made available.


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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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