COVID-19 in Lee County: State reports no additional deaths, 146 new cases Feb. 21

The Florida Department of Health reported 146 new cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths in Lee County on Sunday.       …

COVID-19 in Lee County: State reports no additional deaths, 146 new cases Feb. 21 1
COVID-19 in Lee County: State reports no additional deaths, 146 new cases Feb. 21 2

Michael Braun
 
| Fort Myers News-Press


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The Florida Department of Health reported 146 new cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths in Lee County on Sunday.         

Lee County’s total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 remained at 865. The new COVID-19 cases increased Lee County’s cumulative to 56,638.   

According to the state Department of Health, a total of 2,041 people in Lee County have been hospitalized for COVID-19 as of Saturday, but that number does not reflect people currently in the hospital.       

The Florida Department of Health is not reporting how many people have recovered from COVID-19.    

Yesterday’s coverage: State reports 151 new cases, six additional deaths

More news: GoFundMe account started to support family of police officer killed in crash

Here’s a demographics breakdown:  

Age  

  • Age Range: 0 to 103  
  • Median Age: 43

Gender  

  • Male: 25,552
  • Female: 28,839
  • Unknown/No data: 376

Race  

  • Black: 4,132
  • White: 33,483
  • Other: 6,566
  • Unknown/No Data: 10,586

Ethnicity  

  • Hispanic: 13,063
  • Non-Hispanic: 30,442
  • Unknown/No Data: 11,262

Residency  

  • Residents: 54,767
  • Non-residents: 1,871

City of residence (if known)  

  • Fort Myers: 21,612
  • Cape Coral: 13,834
  • Lehigh Acres: 8,565
  • Bonita Springs: 3,477
  • North Fort Myers: 2,554
  • Estero: 2,060
  • Alva: 389
  • Fort Myers Beach: 622
  • Sanibel: 226
  • Saint James City: 191
  • Bokeelia: 149
  • Matlacha: 117
  • South Fort Myers: 97
  • Missing: 87
  • Boca Grande: 63
  • Florida Gulf Coast University: 87
  • Bonita Beach: 58
  • Miromar Lakes: 47
  • Tice: 32
  • Babcock Ranch: 19
  • Buckingham: 13
  • Captiva: 10
  • San Carlos Park: 5
  • Pineland: 3

Tests reported for Lee County (through Feb. 13)

  • Total tested: 339,365
  • Positive: 56,638
  • Negative: 282,512

Note: The Florida Department of Health has removed cumulative testing data from its COVID dashboard but the data can be viewed here.

► View yesterday’s report. 

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