A second person has died from COVID-19 in Lee County.
That's according to a statement from from Lee Health.
Here's the statement that was released.
"Lee Health is saddened to announce the second death from COVID-19 of a patient in our care. Our heart goes out to the family as they mourn the loss of their loved one."
The Florida Department of Health says this is a previously-announced positive case.
The person was 77 years old. The department also says this was not a travel-related case.
Older adults and people w/ severe chronic medical conditions may be at higher risk for severe illness from #COVID19. If you or a loved one are at increased risk of getting COVID-19, act now: stay home when possible & make a plan in case you get sick. https://t.co/juMv7KnMCz. pic.twitter.com/2gWd1u5kHg— CDC (@CDCgov) March 14, 2020
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