April 6, 2020

Coronavirus cases rise in Lake and Sumter counties

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By James Combs

Coronavirus cases rise in Lake and Sumter counties

0.4 min read| Published On: April 6th, 2020| 0 Comments|

The number of coronavirus cases continues climbing in Lake and Sumter counties, according to the Florida Department of Health’s COVID-19 Dashboard. Between Friday morning and Monday afternoon, Lake County had 15 new cases, while Sumter County had 14 new cases.

Here’s a breakdown of the numbers.

LAKE:

Residents: 97
Residents not in Florida: 0
Non-Residents: 7
Age Range: 17 to 86
Men: 47
Women: 57
Deaths: 2
Hospitalizations: 25

Town-by-town cases:

Clermont: 33

Leesburg: 14

Tavares: 10

The Villages’ portion of Lake: 6

Mount Dora: 6

Lady Lake: 5

Groveland: 5

Mascotte: 5

Eustis: 5

Minneola: 4

Sorrento: 2

Okahumpka: 1

Unknown: 1

SUMTER:
Residents: 80
Residents not in Florida: 0
Non-Residents: 0
Age Range: 18 to 92
Men: 45
Women: 34
Deaths: 3
Hospitalizations: 25

Town-by-town cases:

The Villages portion of Sumter: 45

Lake Panasoffkee: 15

Bushnell: 7

Webster: 6

Wildwood: 5

Coleman: 1

Sumterville: 1

 

 

About the Author: James Combs

Akers Media Group's James Combs has been a staff writer for several local publications since August 2000. He has had the privilege of interviewing some of Lake County's many fascinating residents—from innovative business owners to heroic war veterans—and bringing their stories to life. A resident of Lake County since 1986, James recently embarked on a journey to lead a healthier lifestyle. He has lost 60 pounds and walks nearly five miles a day. In his spare time, he enjoys target shooting, skeet shooting and watching his beloved Kentucky Wildcats!

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