COVID cases in Lee County spiked again over the past week, with 75 new cases being confirmed since April 19.

The number of new cases is a significant increase from the two weeks prior, when 48 and 50 new cases were confirmed, respectively. 76 residents have died, with the most recent death occurring on April 12.

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The public is strongly encouraged to get vaccinated against COVID-19 to help prevent the spread of the virus. Individuals 16 and older are eligible to receive the vaccine. To register for the COVID-19 vaccine, individuals may call (919) 842-5744 or to register in Spanish, (919) 718-4640 option 8. Calls will be accepted Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. There is also an online pre-registration form available at Once a form is submitted, staff will be in contact to complete the registration process.