Daily Stats (updated 4/29/2020 at 6:30 pm)
Lee Health has:
- 81 COVID-19 patients isolated in our hospitals
- Submitted 10,289 specimens for testing
- Discharged 197 patients
- 201 employees quarantined; 28 employees exposed at work and positive with COVID-19
- Click here for graphs showing a running total of specimens collected for testing and positive cases hospitalized.
A Message from Dr. Larry Antonucci
With Lee County parks, preserves and beaches open once again, and as we await details for phase one of the reopening plan for Florida from Governor DeSantis, please continue following CDC guidelines. Our community has done an exceptional job with physical distancing, wearing masks while in public, and practicing good hand hygiene to slow the spread of COVID-19. But, as we proceed toward reopening and a new normal, we cannot become complacent in these efforts to protect ourselves and each other.
Patient with COVID-19 Receives Fond Farewell as He Leaves the ICU
Miguel spent 18 days in Cape Coral Hospital’s intense care unit fighting COVID-19. After being on a ventilator for more than a week, Miguel is on the road to recovery. The Cape Coral Hospital team gave him a special send-off as he was wheeled out of the ICU. Watch the sweet moment on Cape Coral Hospital’s Facebook page, here.
A Memorable Day for Staff at HealthPark Care and Rehabilitation Center
Lee County East Zone school nurses wanted to spread love and support for health care teams working in other facilities outside the hospitals. The group surprised staff at HealthPark Care and Rehabilitation Center, our five-star skilled nursing facility, with a car parade and lunch. Click here to watch the heartwarming video.
We are Collecting Blood Donations from COVID-19 Survivors
If you have recovered from COVID-19, or know someone who h