Monday’s Coronavirus Updates: 1,707 new cases, 54 new deaths reported
As of 11 a.m. Monday, there have been 756,727 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 747,183 Florida residents and 9,544 non-Florida residents. There are 16,021 Florida resident deaths reported, 201 non-resident deaths, and 47,125 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: 756,727 (up from 755,020)
Florida resident deaths: 16,021 (up from 15,967)
Non-resident deaths: 201 (unchanged)
Total deaths in state (FL/non-FL residents combined): 16,222 (up from 16,168)
- 1,707 total new cases reported Monday
- 54 total new resident deaths reported Monday
- 0 new non-resident deaths reported Monday
- Percent positive for new cases in FL residents: 4.86%
- 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: 43,419 (up from 43,313)
Deaths: 971 (up from 968)
- 106 total new cases reported Monday
- 3 new deaths reported Monday
Lee County: 22,023 (up from 21,962) – 494 deaths (2 new)
Collier County: 13,653 (up from 13,621) – 246 deaths (1 new)
Charlotte County: 3,368 (up from 3,363) – 154 deaths
DeSoto County: 1,627 (up from 1,626) – 28 deaths
Glades County: 588 (up from 587) – 6 deaths
Hendry County: 2,160 (up from 2,154) – 43 deaths
Total tested (residents): 5,724,215
Total tested (non-residents): 22,314
Total positive (residents): 747,183
Total positive (non-residents): 9,544
Total negative (residents): 4,969,835
Total negative (non-residents): 12,721
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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