Florida COVID-19 cases hit another record high with 5,511 new cases on Wednesday, June 24

Posted at 1:45 PM, Jun 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-24 14:43:56-04

A new record-high number of COVID-19 cases was reached in Florida on Wednesday morning.

The Florida Department of Health reported 5,511 more coronavirus cases than Tuesday's total number. The increase beats Saturday, June 20's record, which was 4,049.

According to the DOH's dashboard, there are a total of 109,014 cases in Florida for Wednesday, June 24. Of those total positive cases, 106,743 are Florida residents and 2,271 are non-Florida residents.

53 new deaths were reported on Wednesday, which brings the total of those who have died from complications of the novel coronavirus to 3,281.

Here is a breakdown of total coronavirus cases to date in the Southwest Florida area:

Lee County: Total Cases: 3,944, Deaths: 148

Collier County: Total Cases: 3,456, Deaths: 67

Charlotte County: Total Cases: 617, Deaths: 76

DeSoto County: Total Cases: 513, Deaths: 10

Hendry County: Total Cases: 796, Deaths: 24

Glades County: Total Cases: 143, Deaths: 1