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Red tide increasing along Lee and Collier Counties coastline

Posted at 3:57 PM, Oct 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-30 15:57:33-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. — If you're planning to head to the beach, we are starting to see more red tide popping up along Southwest Florida's Coast.

The latest red tide map from the Florida Fish and Wildlife, shows high concentrations have been found in both Lee and Collier Counties.

FWC says there have been respiratory irritation was reported over the past week in Southwest Florida in Sarasota, Charlotte, Lee and Collier counties.

The next status report will be issued on Friday, November 1st.

You can check for updates on here Florida Fish and Wildlife website.