COVID-19 in Lee County: State reports 424 new cases, two additional deaths

The Florida Department of Health on Saturday reported 424 new cases of COVID-19 in Lee County and two…

COVID-19 in Lee County: State reports 424 new cases, two additional deaths

Kaitlin Greenockle
 
| Fort Myers News-Press

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Lee county moves to reservations for coronavirus vaccine

Lee county moves to reservations for COVID-19 vaccine

Andrea Melendez, Fort Myers News-Press

The Florida Department of Health on Saturday reported 424 new cases of COVID-19 in Lee County and two additional deaths.     

Lee’s total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 stands at 710. The new cases increased the county’s cumulative number to 44,819.   

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According to the state Department of Health, 1,928 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: 43

Gender  

  • Male: 20,268
  • Female: 22,865
  • Unknown/No data: 340

Race  

  • Black: 3,489
  • White: 25,322
  • Other: 4,267
  • Unknown/No Data: 10,395

Ethnicity  

  • Hispanic: 10,119
  • Non-Hispanic: 22,558
  • Unknown/No Data: 10,796

Residency  

  • Residents: 43,473
  • Non-residents: 1,346

City of residence (if known)  

  • Fort Myers: 17,068
  • Cape Coral: 10,842
  • Lehigh Acres: 6,980
  • Bonita Springs: 2,702
  • North Fort Myers: 1,962
  • Estero: 1,587
  • Lehigh: 278
  • Alva: 318
  • Missing: 229
  • Fort Myers Beach: 447
  • Sanibel: 164
  • Bokeelia: 124
  • Matlacha: 115
  • South Fort Myers: 97
  • F M: 76
  • Saint James City: 162
  • Bonita Beach: 57
  • Florida Gulf Coast University: 45
  • Tice: 24
  • Boca Grande: 52
  • Miromar Lakes: 38
  • Buckingham: 11
  • Captiva: 5 
  • San Carlos Park: 3  
  • Immokalee: 2
  • Babcock Ranch: 18
  • Brooklyn: 1 
  • Hickory: 1  
  • Pineland: 1 
  • Dallas: 1 
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