COVID-19 tracker: State reports 186 new cases, no additional deaths in Lee County

The Florida Department of Health on Saturday reported 186 new cases of COVID-19 in Lee County…

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The Florida Department of Health on Sunday reported 186 new cases of COVID-19 in Lee County and no additional deaths.

Lee County’s cumulative number of cases is 69,837, and the total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 is 959.

According to the state Department of Health, 2,228 people in Lee County have been hospitalized for COVID-19 since the agency 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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Demographic breakdown of COVID cases

Here’s a demographics breakdown:  

Age  

  • Age Range: 0 to 103  
  • Median Age: 42

Gender  

  • Male: 31,571
  • Female: 35,459
  • Unknown/No data: 510

Race  

  • Black: 5,160
  • White: 42,318
  • Other: 9.062
  • Unknown/No Data: 11,000

Ethnicity  

  • Hispanic: 16,924
  • Non-Hispanic: 38,666
  • Unknown/No Data: 11,950

Residency  

  • Residents: 67,540
  • Non-residents: 2,297

City of residence (if known)  

  • Fort Myers: 26,014
  • Cape Coral: 17,473
  • Lehigh Acres: 11,090
  • Bonita Springs: 4,133
  • North Fort Myers: 3,173
  • Estero: 2,490
  • Fort Myers Beach: 737
  • Alva: 510
  • Sanibel: 252
  • Saint James City: 236
  • Bokeelia: 175
  • Missing: 172
  • Matlacha: 123
  • Florida Gulf Coast University: 99
  • South Fort Myers: 98
  • Boca Grande: 81
  • Bonita Beach: 59
  • Miromar Lakes: 55
  • Tice: 37
  • Buckingham: 22
  • Babcock Ranch: 19
  • Captiva: 12
  • San Carlos Park: 6
  • Pineland: 3

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