COVID-19 in Lee County: State reports two additional deaths, 172 new cases

Jake Allen
 
| Fort Myers News-Press

The Florida Department of Health reported two additional deaths and 172 new cases of COVID-19 in Lee County on Friday.        

Lee County’s total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 increased to 531. The new COVID-19 cases increased Lee County’s cumulative to 24,508.  

According to the state Department of Health, a total of 1,585 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.   

Here’s the latest: COVID-19 in Florida: What you need to know Friday, Nov. 6

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

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Other numbers include the following demographics breakdown: 

Age  

Age Range: 0 to 103  

Median Age: 42 

Gender  

Male: 11,258  

Female: 12,633

Unknown/No data: 205  

Race  

Black: 2,183

White: 11,742  

Other: 1,429 

Unknown/No Data: 8,742

Ethnicity  

Hispanic: 5,307 

Non-Hispanic: 9,732 

Unknown/No Data: 9,057

Residency  

Residents: 24,096 

Non-residents: 412

City of residence (if known)  

Fort Myers: 9,719  

Cape Coral: 5,552  

Lehigh Acres: 4,166  

Bonita Springs: 1,536  

North Fort Myers: 893  

Estero: 697 

Missing: 441 

Lehigh: 266 

Alva: 134 

Fort Myers Beach: 106  

Sanibel: 65  

Bokeelia: 60  

Matlacha: 98

South Fort Myers: 98

F M: 64 

Saint James City: 32  

Bonita Beach: 62 

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: 17 

Brooklyn: 1 

Hickory: 1  

Pineland: 1 

Dallas: 1 

Labelle: 1

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