As of 6 a.m. Sunday, there had been 35,463 positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Florida. The number of cases includes 34,555 Florida residents and 908 non-Florida residents. There are 1,364 reported deaths and 5,945 hospitalizations, according to the Florida Department of Health.
In Florida, 416,563 tests were administered. A total of 35,463 tests returned positive and 380,549 tests returned negative. The rest are still pending, according to the FDOH website.
The state has also released a list of long-term care facilities where cases have been reported.
* Numbers are published by DOH every day around 11 a.m.
Total number of cases: 35,463 (versus 34,728)
Death: 1364 (vs. 1314)
- 735 total new cases reported on Saturday
- 50 total new deaths reported on Saturday
SOUTH-WEST FLORIDA FIGURES
Total in SWFL: 2,090 (versus 2,050)
Death: 97 (vs. 93)
- 40 total new cases reported on Saturday
- 4 total new deaths reported on Saturday
Lee County: 1,085 (versus 1,067) – 42 deaths
Collier County: 628 (vs. 610) – 21 deaths
Charlotte County: 244 (instead of 245) – 25 deaths (3 new deaths)
DeSoto County: 31 (instead of 30) – 4 deaths
Glades County: 6 (unchanged) – 1 death
Hendry County: 96 (versus 92) – 4 deaths (1 new death)
Click HERE for a SWFL breakdown on a case-by-case basis – updated daily.
* Editor’s note: DOH removed some previously reported positive cases from their reporting totals, causing fluctuations in case totals. The state does not track collections. WINK News is investigating with DOH why these cases were deleted.
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Test sites open Sunday at Immokalee, Monday in Lee County
The Immokalee test site at 419 N. First St. opens Sunday for walk-in tests. Social distancing guidelines will be in place and visitors must wear a mask or cloth face covering.
The test site is open from Sunday to Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Parking is available at Immokalee Secondary School.
Those who get tested do not need a medical opinion or referral and do not need to experience any symptoms.
Two sites open Monday in Lee County. The CenturyLink sports complex site will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Friday. You do not need a medical opinion or referral and you do not need to have any symptoms.
Lehigh Acres’ test site at Walmart, 2522 Lee Blvd., will operate from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. starting Monday. This site requires you to experience symptoms and also requires an appointment at www.MyQuestCOVIDTest.com. The test is free.
IF YOU FEEL SICK:
The Florida Department of Health has opened a 24-hour COVID-19 call center at 1-866-779-6121. Questions can also be emailed to [email protected] Email replies will be sent during call center hours.
LINK: Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Updates
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