April 17, 2020

April 17 coronavirus numbers in Lake and Sumter counties

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By James Combs

April 17 coronavirus numbers in Lake and Sumter counties

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As of Friday, April 17, there are 186 cases of coronavirus in Lake County and 117 cases in Sumter County, according to the Florida Department of Health’s COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard. Here’s a breakdown of the numbers.

LAKE

Residents: 176

Non-residents: 10

Deaths: 5

Hospitalizations: 50

Age range: 1 to 86

Median age: 55

Male: 87

Female: 89

 Town-by-town breakdown:

Clermont: 67

Leesburg: 26

Tavares: 15

Groveland: 12

Mascotte: 11

Eustis: 10

Mount Dora: 9

Lady Lake: 8

The Villages’ portion of Lake: 7

Minneola: 5

Sorrento: 2

Yalaha: 1

Howey-in-the-Hills: 1

Grand Island: 1

Okahumpka: 1

SUMTER

Residents: 117

Non-residents: 0

Deaths: 11

Hospitalizations: 30

Age range: 18 to 92

Median age: 68

Men: 62

Women: 55

Town-by-town breakdown:

The Villages’ portion of Sumter: 70

Lake Panasoffkee: 21

Bushnell: 10

Webster: 7

Wildwood: 6

Coleman: 2

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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