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COVID-19 cases increase by one on Sanibel

Lee County has recorded 20,445 cases of COVID-19 — 20,129 Florida residents and 316 non-residents — including 53 cases between Sanibel and Captiva, according to the Florida Department of Health. As of today's update, the DOH reported that there are 704,568 confirmed cases for Florida. There are 696,171 cases involving Florida residents and 8,397 cases of non-residents. Based on the tests reported, the state has a positively rate of 13 percent among Florida residents. There are 14,143 deaths among Florida residents, giving the state a death rate of 2.0 percent. In Lee County, there ...

Local Sports & Recreation

The Community House

The Community House, at 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, will present the following: SENIOR AEROBIC EXERCISE Senior Aerobics will be held on Sept. 30 at 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. with instructor Mahnaz Bassiri. Bring your own weights optional. A $5 donation is suggested. PPE DISTRIBUTION F.I.S.H. ...

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Island Lifestyles


Letters to the Editor

Talk about scary

To the editor: The scariest aspect of Biden being our president is in handling the very complex and difficult job of foreign affairs to which the president has the most authority. Compare Trump’s management to Obama/Biden’s management. Under Obama/Biden, the Middle East went from ...