COVID-19 in Lee County: State reports 182 new cases, two additional deaths

Kaitlin Greenockle
 
| Fort Myers News-Press

The Florida Department of Health on Friday reported 182 new cases of COVID-19 in Lee County and two additional deaths.     

Lee’s total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 stands at 515. The new cases increased the county’s cumulative to 23,517.  

According to the state Department of Health, 1,543 people in Lee County have been hospitalized for COVID-19 since it 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. 


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Here’s a demographics breakdown:  

Age  

  • Age Range: 0 to 103  
  • Median Age: 41  

Gender  

  • Male: 10,819
  • Female: 12,157
  • Unknown/No data: 178

Race  

  • Black: 2,115
  • White: 11,041
  • Other: 1,327
  • Unknown/No Data: 8,555

Ethnicity  

  • Hispanic: 5,087
  • Non-Hispanic: 9,068 
  • Unknown/No Data: 8,999

Residency  

  • Residents: 23,154
  • Non-residents: 363

City of residence (if known)  

  • Fort Myers: 9,402
  • Cape Coral: 5,328
  • Lehigh Acres: 4,104
  • Bonita Springs: 1,453
  • North Fort Myers: 850
  • Estero: 632
  • Lehigh: 220
  • Alva: 130
  • Missing: 399
  • Fort Myers Beach: 101
  • Sanibel: 62
  • Bokeelia: 60
  • Matlacha: 84
  • South Fort Myers: 90
  • F M: 59
  • Saint James City: 33
  • Bonita Beach: 45
  • Florida Gulf Coast University: 38
  • Tice: 19
  • Boca Grande: 12
  • Miromar Lakes: 5
  • Buckingham: 4  
  • Captiva: 3  
  • San Carlos Park: 3  
  • Immokalee: 1  
  • Babcock Ranch: 12
  • Brooklyn: 1 
  • Hickory: 1  
  • Pineland: 1 
  • Dallas: 1 
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