COVID-19 in Lee County: New cases at 149, no new deaths reported on Saturday

The Florida Department of Health on Saturday reported 149 new cases of COVID-19 in Lee County…

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| Fort Myers News-Press

COVID-19 in Lee County: New cases at 149, no new deaths reported on Saturday 1

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“We feel really lucky,” residents able to get through and get a coveted COVID-19 vaccine

“We feel really lucky,” residents able to get through on phone and get a coveted COVID-19 vaccine appointment

Andrew West, News-Press

The Florida Department of Health on Saturday reported 149 new cases of COVID-19 in Lee County and no additional deaths.    

Lee County’s cumulative number of cases is 57,618, and the total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 stands at 872. 

More: Collier, Lee counties see fewest COVID-related hospitalizations in months

Yesterday’s numbers: Lee County COVID update: State reports 194 new cases, three additional deaths

According to the state Department of Health, 2,055 people in Lee County have been hospitalized for COVID-19 since the agency started collecting data, but that number does not reflect people currently in the hospital.   

The health department is not reporting how many people have recovered from COVID-19

Here’s a demographics breakdown:  


Age  

  • Age Range: 0 to 103  
  • Median Age: 43

Gender  

  • Male: 25,978
  • Female: 29,343
  • Unknown/No data: 375

Race  

  • Black: 4,189
  • White: 34,165
  • Other: 6,748
  • Unknown/No Data: 10,594

Ethnicity  

  • Hispanic: 13,311
  • Non-Hispanic: 31,113
  • Unknown/No Data: 11,272

Residency  

  • Residents: 55,695
  • Non-residents: 1,922

City of residence (if known)  

  • Fort Myers: 21,908
  • Cape Coral: 14,088
  • Lehigh Acres: 8,725
  • Bonita Springs: 3,549
  • North Fort Myers: 2,607
  • Estero: 2,098
  • Alva: 404
  • Missing: 112
  • Fort Myers Beach: 641
  • Sanibel: 229
  • Bokeelia: 149
  • Matlacha: 118
  • South Fort Myers: 97
  • Saint James City: 192
  • Bonita Beach: 59
  • Florida Gulf Coast University: 88
  • Tice: 34
  • Boca Grande: 64
  • Miromar Lakes: 47
  • Buckingham: 13
  • Captiva: 10
  • San Carlos Park: 5
  • Babcock Ranch: 19
  • Pineland: 3

COVID-19 in Lee County: New cases at 149, no new deaths reported on Saturday 2

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