COVID-19 in Lee County: State reports no new coronavirus deaths, 123 more cases

Lee County on Sunday recorded 123 new cases of COVID-19 but no additional related deaths, according to Florida Department of Health data.

The total number of Lee residents who have died of COVID-19 complications remains at 300. It took just 18 days for the county to go from 200 reported deaths to 300, which it recorded Saturday. In comparison, it took 47 days for Lee to increase from 100 to 200 (May 28-July 14) and 73 days for the county to reach 100 (March 16-May 28).

The 123 COVID-19 cases reported Sunday marked the 40th consecutive day Lee has recorded at least 100 cases.

A total of 991 people in Lee County have been hospitalized for COVID-19 as of Sunday, according to the state data, 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.

Other numbers include the following demographics breakdown:

Age

  • Age Range: 0 to 101
  • Median Age: 41

Gender

  • Male: 7,159
  • Female: 8,006
  • Unknown/No data: 227

Race

  • Black: 1,464
  • White: 6,305
  • Other: 654
  • Unknown/No Data: 6,969

Ethnicity

  • Hispanic: 3,449
  • Non-Hispanic: 4,676
  • Unknown/No Data: 7,267

Residency

  • Residents: 15,392
  • Non-residents: 282

City of residence (if known)

  • Fort Myers: 6,354
  • Cape Coral: 3,552
  • Lehigh Acres: 3,105
  • Bonita Springs: 1,035
  • North Fort Myers: 563
  • Estero: 333
  • Missing: 157
  • Alva: 93
  • Fort Myers Beach: 63
  • Sanibel: 37
  • Bokeelia: 29
  • Saint James City: 21
  • Tice: 15
  • Matlacha: 10
  • Boca Grande: 3
  • Buckingham: 3
  • Captiva: 3
  • Miromar Lakes: 3
  • San Carlos Park: 2
  • South Fort Myers: 1

Tests reported in Lee (through July 31)

  • Total tested: 109,260
  • Positive: 15,674
  • Negative: 93,538
  • Awaiting testing: 25
  • Inconclusive: 48
  • Percent positive: 14%

View yesterday’s report. View yesterday’s line list of cases and deaths.

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