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Lee Health Update

Daily Stats (last update 3/26/2020 1:00 pm)

As of today, Lee Health has:

Daily Stats

As of today, Lee Health has:

  • 11 COVID-19 patients isolated in our hospitals
  • Submitted 1,757 specimens for testing
  • 18 employees quarantined
  • Click here for table showing specimens sent to the lab, positive cases currently in our hospitals, presumptive positive cases and telemedicine visits.

Total Cases in Lee County (totals as of 3/25/2020 update)

  • Lee County Confirmed Cases: 52 (3 deaths)
  • Estero Confirmed Cases: 2 (0 deaths)

Today’s News

#LeeHealthStrong; Hometown Heroes

Our team members on the frontlines of this novel coronavirus are fighting every day and night against an invisible enemy. They are risking exposure themselves so they can care for and serve others. Lee Health, and our community, are the grateful beneficiaries of the dedication and commitment of these hometown heroes. Two of our employees who were exposed at work have tested positive for COVID-19. Please join us in sending positive, healing thoughts and hopes for a speedy recovery to our team members.


Lee Health Leaders Presented to County Commissioners on Importance of Social Distancing

Larry Antonucci, M.D., MBA, president & CEO; Scott Nygaard, M.D., MBA, chief operating officer; Alex Daneshmand, D.O., MBA, chief quality and patient safety officer; and Lisa Sgarlata, DNP, chief patient care officer and chief nurse executive were invited to an emergency meeting of the Lee County Board of County Commissioners yesterday. Our team presented a predictive model that illustrates the impact of social distancing on the spread of COVID-19 in our community. If we can get to 60% social distancing, we believe we have the capacity to fully care for our community. We estimate that the community’s social distancing is currently between 30-40%. We appreciate the work the county is doing to help our community get to 60% or higher. We will shar