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COVID-19 cases increase by one on Sanibel

By Staff | Jun 15, 2020

Lee County has 2,877 confirmed cases of COVID-19 – 2,805 Florida residents and 72 non-residents – including 14 cases between Sanibel and Captiva, according to the Florida Department of Health.

As of today’s update, the DOH reported that there are 77,326 confirmed cases in Florida, spread across all 67 counties. There are 75,388 cases involving Florida residents and 1,938 cases of non-residents. The numbers include Florida residents who have been diagnosed and isolated outside of the state.

In Lee County, there have been 42,356 tests given, with 39,470 testing negative and 2,877 testing positive. In addition, 25 cases are awaiting testing and nine tests were inconclusive.

Also, the DOH reported that there are 132 recorded deaths among Florida residents for Lee.

The following areas in Lee reported positive cases in Florida residents:

– Alva: 10

– Boca Grande: 1

– Bokeelia: 1

– Bonita Springs: 179

– Buckingham: 1

– Cape Coral: 538

– Captiva: 1

– Estero: 74

– Fort Myers: 1,208

– Fort Myers Beach: 19

– Lehigh Acres: 664

– Matlacha: 3

– Miromar Lakes: 1

– Missing: 7*

– North Fort Myers: 80

– Saint James City: 1

– San Carlos Park: 1

– Sanibel: 13

– Tice: 1

*DOH officials reported that the city name was not entered when the test results were.

The DOH is not permitted to provide specifics about cases.