Lee County Government confirmed a 11 new Coronavirus cases on Tuesday, bringing the total number of cases to 136, the Health Department announced in a press release.
The recovered number remained at 20 on Tuesday, with the remaining 116 under observation. Information about patients is not released, but WRAL reported in multiple places Tuesday that the Lee was a county with a food processing plant that had experienced an outbreak. The network also reported Monday on conditions at the Pilgrim’s Pride chicken plant in Cumnock.
There have been no confirmed COVID-related deaths reported in Lee County.
Last week, the county’s Health Department began offering a small amount of additional information – age range and gender – about patients with positive tests
Because demographic data is reported on a 24 hour delay, Tuesday’s cases are not included in the count. But of the 125 cases reported through Tuesday, 58 percent were female and 42 percent were male.
There were 18 cases between the ages of 0 and 24, 57 between the ages of 25 and 44, 45 between the ages of 45 and 64, and five who were 65 and older.