As of 11 a.m. Friday, there have been 771,780 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state. The case count includes 761,924 Florida residents and 9,856 non-Florida residents. There are 16,340 Florida resident deaths reported, 204 non-resident deaths, and 47,953 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: 771,780 (up from 768,091)
Florida resident deaths: 16,340 (up from 16,267)
Non-resident deaths: 204 (up from 203)
Total deaths in state (Fla./non-Fla. residents combined): 16,544 (up from 16,470)
- 3,689 total new cases reported Friday
- 73 new resident deaths reported Friday
- 1 new non-resident deaths reported Friday
- Percent positive for new cases in FL residents: 5.62%
- 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: 44,287 (up from 44,051)
Deaths: 991 (up from 983)
- 236 total new cases reported Friday
- 8 new deaths reported Friday
Lee County: 22,480 (up from 22,341) – 505 deaths (5 new)
Collier County: 13,927 (up from 13,864) – 251 deaths (2 new)
Charlotte County: 3,463 (up from 3,440) – 157 deaths (1 new)
DeSoto County: 1,644 (up from 1,641) – 29 deaths
Glades County: 593 (unchanged) – 6 deaths
Hendry County: 2,180 (up from 2,172) – 43 deaths
Total tested (residents): 5,850,390
Total tested (non-residents): 22,651
Total positive (residents): 761,924
Total positive (non-residents): 9,856
Total negative (residents): 5,081,224
Total negative (non-residents): 12,748
The remainder of the tests is still pending or inconclusive, according to the FDOH website.
Click HERE* for a 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 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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