Thursday’s Coronavirus Updates: 3,356 new cases, 141 new deaths reported in Florida
As of 11 a.m. Thursday, there have been 744,988 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 735,685 Florida residents and 9,303 non-Florida residents. There are 15,736 Florida resident deaths reported, 196 non-resident deaths, and 46,693 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: 744,988 (up from 741,632)
Florida resident deaths: 15,736 (up from 15,595)
Non-resident deaths: 196 (up from 193)
Total deaths in state (FL/non-FL residents combined): 15,932 (up from 15,788)
- 3,356 total new cases reported Thursday
- 141 total new resident deaths reported Thursday
- 3 new non-resident deaths reported Thursday
- Percent positive for new cases in FL residents: 5.16%
- 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: 42,691 (up from 42,476)
Deaths: 958 (up from 950)
- 215 total new cases reported Thursday
- 8 new deaths reported Thursday
Lee County: 21,613 (up from 21,489) – 489 deaths (4 new)
Collier County: 13,432 (up from 13,382) – 242 deaths (3 new)
Charlotte County: 3,316 (up from 3,287) – 151 deaths (1 new)
DeSoto County: 1,609 (up from 1,609) – 27 deaths
Glades County: 584 (up from 581) – 6 deaths
Hendry County: 2,137 (up from 2,128) – 43 deaths
Total tested (residents): 5,628,675
Total tested (non-residents): 22,049
Total positive (residents): 735,685
Total positive (non-residents): 9,303
Total negative (residents): 4,885,833
Total negative (non-residents): 12,700
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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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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