COVID-19 in Lee County: State reports 341 new cases, no additional deaths

Michael Braun
 
| Fort Myers News-Press

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The Florida Department of Health on Sunday reported 341 new cases of COVID-19 in Lee County and no additional deaths.     

Lee’s total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 stands at 542. The new cases increased the county’s cumulative number to 26,226.   

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According to the state Department of Health, 1,639 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. 

Here’s a demographics breakdown:  

Age  

  • Age Range: 0 to 103  
  • Median Age: 42

Gender  

  • Male: 12.0222
  • Female: 13,490
  • Unknown/No data: 235

Race  

  • Black: 2,312
  • White: 12,837
  • Other: 1,565
  • Unknown/No Data: 9,033

Ethnicity  

  • Hispanic: 5,594
  • Non-Hispanic: 10,832
  • Unknown/No Data: 9,321

Residency  

  • Residents: 25,747
  • Non-residents: 479

City of residence (if known)  

  • Fort Myers: 10,301
  • Cape Coral: 5,969
  • Lehigh Acres: 4,314
  • Bonita Springs: 1,630
  • North Fort Myers: 985
  • Estero: 784
  • Lehigh: 280
  • Alva: 145
  • Missing: 547
  • Fort Myers Beach: 148
  • Sanibel: 76
  • Bokeelia: 70
  • Matlacha: 106
  • South Fort Myers: 99
  • F M: 71
  • Saint James City: 37
  • Bonita Beach: 66
  • Florida Gulf Coast University: 39
  • Tice: 19
  • Boca Grande: 15
  • Miromar Lakes: 11
  • Buckingham: 4
  • Captiva: 3  
  • San Carlos Park: 3  
  • Immokalee: 1  
  • Babcock Ranch: 19
  • Brooklyn: 1 
  • Hickory: 1  
  • Pineland: 1 
  • Dallas: 1 

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