COVID-19 in Lee County: State reports 96 new cases, no additional deaths

The Florida Department of Health on Sunday reported 96 new cases of COVID-19 in Lee County and no additional deaths.     

Lee’s total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 stands at 518. The new cases increased the county’s cumulative cases to 23,685.  

According to the state Department of Health, 1,576 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: 41  

Gender  

  • Male: 10,906
  • Female: 12,237
  • Unknown/No data: 176

Race  

  • Black: 2,142
  • White: 11,187
  • Other: 1,343
  • Unknown/No Data: 8,647

Ethnicity  

  • Hispanic: 5,145
  • Non-Hispanic: 9,202 
  • Unknown/No Data: 8,972

Residency  

  • Residents: 23,319
  • Non-residents: 366

City of residence (if known)  

  • Fort Myers: 9,647
  • Cape Coral: 5,367
  • Lehigh Acres: 4,108
  • Bonita Springs: 1,464
  • North Fort Myers: 859
  • Estero: 641
  • Lehigh: 237
  • Alva: 133
  • Missing: 392
  • Fort Myers Beach: 100
  • Sanibel: 62
  • Bokeelia: 60
  • Matlacha: 87
  • South Fort Myers: 94
  • F M: 60
  • Saint James City: 32
  • Bonita Beach: 50
  • Florida Gulf Coast University: 38
  • Tice: 18
  • 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 

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

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