COVID-19 in Lee County: State reports 141 new cases, no additional deaths

Kaitlin Greenockle
 
| Fort Myers News-Press

The Florida Department of Health on Thursday reported 141 new cases of COVID-19 in Lee County and no additional deaths.     

Lee’s total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 stands at 538. The new cases increased the county’s cumulative number to 25,457.  

According to the state Department of Health, 1,620 people in Lee County have been hospitalized for COVID-19 since DO 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: 42

Gender  

  • Male: 11,668
  • Female: 13,113
  • Unknown/No data: 235

Race  

  • Black: 2,258
  • White: 12,296
  • Other: 1,501
  • Unknown/No Data: 8,961

Ethnicity  

  • Hispanic: 5,472
  • Non-Hispanic: 10,315
  • Unknown/No Data: 9,229

Residency  

  • Residents: 25,016
  • Non-residents: 441

City of residence (if known)  

  • Fort Myers: 10,032
  • Cape Coral: 5,775
  • Lehigh Acres: 4,239
  • Bonita Springs: 1,596
  • North Fort Myers: 931
  • Estero: 751
  • Lehigh: 280
  • Alva: 140
  • Missing: 513
  • Fort Myers Beach: 136
  • Sanibel: 70
  • Bokeelia: 66
  • Matlacha: 103
  • South Fort Myers: 99
  • F M: 71
  • Saint James City: 34
  • Bonita Beach: 64
  • Florida Gulf Coast University: 39
  • Tice: 18
  • Boca Grande: 13
  • Miromar Lakes: 10
  • Buckingham: 4
  • Captiva: 3  
  • San Carlos Park: 3  
  • Immokalee: 1  
  • Babcock Ranch: 20
  • Brooklyn: 1 
  • Hickory: 1  
  • Pineland: 1 
  • Dallas: 1 

The state did not include data on testing in Saturday’s report.

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