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The Florida Department of Health reported a record 169 new cases of COVID-19 in Collier County Tuesday, bringing the county's overall case count to 3,375. The state also verified one additional COVID-19 related death in the county, bringing the total to 65.

The death was of a 92-year-old woman who had contact with a confirmed case and had her case counted by the state on June 18.

The 169 new cases represent the difference between the number the state reported Monday for Collier County as compared to the number that it reported Tuesday. The Department of Health updates this data in a statewide report and on its COVID-19 dashboard at approximately 11 a.m. each day.

The state also publishes a daily detailed report for each county, which includes day-by-day cases through the previous day. In today's county-specific report, the state reported that it confirmed 186 cases for Collier on Monday. Because this day-by-day portion of the county report only lists cases through the previous day, it will include some that were not counted in time to appear in Monday's 11 a.m. statewide report or on the dashboard.

The Department of Health cautions that all of its data is provisional and subject to change.

According to the state, Collier has recorded a total of 1,836 cases so far in June with an overall positivity rate of 14%. In May, Collier had 943 cases reported for the month with a positivity rate of 8.37%.

The department confirmed Collier's first three cases of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, March 11. Since then, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Collier has increased to 3,375.

A total of 296 people in Collier County have been hospitalized for COVID-19 as of Tuesday, according to the report, but that number does not reflect the people currently in the hospital, according to the Florida Department of Health. 

As of approximately 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Collier County had 16.3% of its total hospital beds available and 30% of its adult ICU beds available, according to Florida's Agency for Heathcare Administration. The state's available percentages were 24.7% (hospital beds) and 23.4% (ICU beds), respectively.

The Florida Department of Health is not reporting how many people have recovered from COVID-19.

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Other numbers include the following demographics breakdown:

Age

  • Age Range: 0 to 101
  • Median Age: 39

Gender

  • Male: 1,703
  • Female: 1,590
  • Unknown/No data: 2

Race

  • Black: 165
  • White: 1,826
  • Other: 282
  • Unknown/No Data: 1,022

Ethnicity

  • Hispanic: 1,698
  • Non-Hispanic: 754
  • Unknown/No Data: 843

Residency

  • Residents: 3,295
  • Non-residents: 80

City of residence (if known)

  • Naples: 1,761
  • Immokalee: 1,346
  • Missing: 123
  • Ave Maria: 34
  • Marco Island: 24
  • Goodland: 2
  • Ochopee: 2
  • Apo: 1
  • Everglades City: 1
  • Estero: 1

Tests reported in Collier (as of June 23)

  • Total tested: 29,872
  • Positive: 3,375
  • Negative: 26,482
  • Awaiting testing: 80
  • Inconclusive: 15
  • Percent positive: 11.3%

View yesterday's report. 

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