COVID-19 in Lee County: State reports 187 new cases, no additional deaths

The Florida Department of Health on Sunday reported 187 new cases of COVID-19 in Lee County and no additional deaths.     

Lee’s total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 stands at 531. The new cases increased the county’s cumulative number of cases to 24,842.  

According to the state Department of Health,1,614 people in Lee County have been hospitalized for COVID-19 since DOH 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: 11,398
  • Female: 12,810
  • Unknown/No data: 211

Race  

  • Black: 2,214
  • White: 11,961
  • Other: 1,460
  • Unknown/No Data: 8,784

Ethnicity  

  • Hispanic: 5,363
  • Non-Hispanic: 9,960
  • Unknown/No Data: 9,096

Residency  

  • Residents: 24,419
  • Non-residents: 423

City of residence (if known)  

  • Fort Myers: 9,817
  • Cape Coral: 5,628
  • Lehigh Acres: 4,180
  • Bonita Springs: 1,550
  • North Fort Myers: 906
  • Estero: 726
  • Lehigh: 278
  • Alva: 136
  • Missing: 460
  • Fort Myers Beach: 125
  • Sanibel: 67
  • Bokeelia: 66
  • Matlacha: 102
  • South Fort Myers: 98
  • F M: 71
  • Saint James City: 33
  • Bonita Beach: 64
  • Florida Gulf Coast University: 39
  • Tice: 18
  • Boca Grande: 13
  • Miromar Lakes: 8
  • Buckingham: 4
  • Captiva: 3  
  • San Carlos Park: 3  
  • Immokalee: 1  
  • Babcock Ranch: 18
  • Brooklyn: 1 
  • Hickory: 1  
  • Pineland: 1 
  • Dallas: 1 

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

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