May 7, 2020

May 7 coronavirus numbers in Lake and Sumter counties

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By James Combs

May 7 coronavirus numbers in Lake and Sumter counties

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Lake County currently has 237 coronavirus cases, while Sumter County has 238 cases, according to the Florida Department of Health’s COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard. Here is a breakdown of the numbers as of Thursday afternoon.

LAKE

Residents: 225

Non-residents: 12

Deaths: 14

Hospitalizations: 63

Age range: 1 to 86

Median age: 52

Men: 111

Female: 114

Town-by-town breakdown:

Clermont: 81

Leesburg: 37

Tavares: 17

Eustis: 16

Groveland: 15

Mount Dora: 14

Mascotte: 12

Lady Lake: 10

The Villages’ portion of Lake: 7

Minneola: 6

Sorrento: 2

Yalaha: 1

Fruitland Park: 1

Grand Island: 1

Umatilla: 1

Howey-in-the-Hills: 1

Montverde: 1

Okahumpka: 1

SUMTER

Residents: 234

Non-residents: 4

Hospitalizations: 41

Age range: 17 to 97

Median age: 66

Male: 170

Female: 63

Town-by-town breakdown:

Bushnell: 108

The Villages’ portion of Sumter: 76

Lake Panasoffkee: 22

Wildwood: 8

Webster: 7

Sumterville: 3

Coleman: 3

Oxford: 2

Missing: 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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