Twenty new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Lee County over the last two days, the Lee County Health Department reported today. The 14 new cases today and six identified on Monday brings the county’s total to 343 residents. No additional information about the confirmed positives was shared. 

In a bit of positive news, half of the confirmed positives in Lee County (170) have resumed normal activities, and the other half are being monitored by the health department. Lee County has reported three deaths related to COVID-19.

County demographic data has been updated through Tuesday:

    • Percent by Gender
      • 54% Female
      • 46% Male
    • Number of Cases by Age Range:
      • 0-24               53
      • 25-44            133
      • 45-64            129
      • 65+                22

The county will provide updated case numbers and demographics on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, rather than daily. The next update is scheduled for Friday.

Lee County provides a COVID-19 Information Hotline at (919) 352-3360; the hotline is available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.