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COVID-19 cases increase by one on Sanibel

By Staff | Aug 12, 2020

Lee County has 16,872 confirmed cases of COVID-19 – 16,577 Florida residents and 295 non-residents – including 43 cases between Sanibel and Captiva, according to the Florida Department of Health.

As of today’s update, the DOH reported that there are 550,901 confirmed cases in Florida. There are 545,040 cases involving Florida residents and 5,861 cases of non-residents; the numbers include Florida residents who are diagnosed and isolated outside of the state. Based on the tests reported, the state has a positively rate of 13 percent.

In Lee County, there have been 115,701 tests given, with 16,872 testing positive and 98,774 testing negative. Additionally, 32 cases are awaiting testing and 55 tests were inconclusive. Based on the tests reported, the county has a positively rate of 15 percent.

Also, the DOH reported that there are 362 recorded deaths among Florida residents for Lee County. Based on the deaths reported, the county has a death rate of 2.2 percent.

The following areas reported positive cases in Florida residents:

– Alva: 102

– Boca Grande: 4

– Bokeelia: 32

– Bonita Springs: 1,092

– Buckingham: 4

– Cape Coral: 3,862

– Captiva: 3

– Estero: 376

– Fort Myers: 6,836

– Fort Myers Beach: 67

– Immokalee: 1

– Lehigh Acres: 3,374

– Matlacha: 13

– Miromar Lakes: 3

– Missing: 100*

– North Fort Myers: 620

– Saint James City: 24

– San Carlos Park: 2

– Sanibel: 40

– South Fort Myers: 1

– Tice: 16

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

While the DOH provides information like age, gender, county, contact with a known case and travel information on reported deaths, it does not provide specifics on positive cases beyond the county.