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A second patient in Lee County has died from COVID-19

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Posted at 6:27 PM, Mar 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-16 09:58:39-04

A second person has died from COVID-19 in Lee County.

That's according to a statement from from Lee Health.

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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.


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