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Lee County Coronavirus update

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Posted at 1:02 PM, Mar 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-12 14:23:28-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. — Fox 4 has learned that a third person who tested positive for the Coronavirus was diagnosed at Lee Convenient Care.

The patient is isolated outside of Lee Health.

Currently, 28 tests have been sent to the lab for testing.

Thirteen tests are pending, and 11 have returned negative.

COMPLETE COVERAGE OF CORONAVIRUS

28 Lee Health employees are being self-quarantined at home. Of those, 14 are being tested.

Six employees are self-isolating after a cruise that went through Port Everglades.

Lee Health has 103 rooms for isolation.

They are using a negative air pressure ventilation system to protect other patients and staff.


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