COVID-19 in Lee County: State reports six additional deaths, 173 new cases

The Florida Department of Health reported six additional deaths and 173 new cases of COVID-19 in Lee County on Thursday.       

Lee County’s total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 increased to 529. The new COVID-19 cases increased Lee County’s cumulative to 24,328. 

According to the state Department of Health, a total of 1,578 people in Lee County have been hospitalized for COVID-19 as of Thursday, 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.  

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Other numbers include the following demographics breakdown: 

Age  

Age Range: 0 to 103  

Median Age: 42 

Gender  

Male: 11,180  

Female: 12,547

Unknown/No data: 198  

Race  

Black: 2,168

White: 11,624  

Other: 1,407 

Unknown/No Data: 8,726

Ethnicity  

Hispanic: 5,267 

Non-Hispanic: 9,625 

Unknown/No Data: 9,033

Residency  

Residents: 23,925 

Non-residents: 403

City of residence (if known)  

Fort Myers: 9,661  

Cape Coral: 5,502  

Lehigh Acres: 4,159  

Bonita Springs: 1,528  

North Fort Myers: 886  

Estero: 691 

Missing: 425 

Lehigh: 261 

Alva: 136 

Fort Myers Beach: 104  

Sanibel: 65  

Bokeelia: 60  

Matlacha: 97

South Fort Myers: 95

F M: 62 

Saint James City: 32  

Bonita Beach: 57 

Florida Gulf Coast University: 38

Tice: 18    

Boca Grande: 13  

Miromar Lakes: 5 

Buckingham: 4  

Captiva: 3  

San Carlos Park: 3  

Immokalee: 1  

Babcock Ranch: 14 

Brooklyn: 1 

Hickory: 1  

Pineland: 1 

Dallas: 1 

Labelle: 1

Nov. 5: State reports 172 new cases, no additional deaths

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