Hendry County has total of 1,839 COVID-19 positive since March

Posted 8/13/20

LABELLE — The Florida Department of Health Aug. 13 report shows 1,838 Hendry County residents and one nonresident have tested positive for COVID-19 since testing began in March. The positive …

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Hendry County has total of 1,839 COVID-19 positive since March

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LABELLE — The Florida Department of Health Aug. 13 report shows 1,838 Hendry County residents and one nonresident have tested positive for COVID-19 since testing began in March. The positive cases range in age from 0 to 101.

The county has had 38 deaths and 155 hospitalizations related to COVID-19 to date. According to the Agency for Health Care Administration, eight COVID-19 positive Hendry County residents were hospitalized as of Aug. 12.

According to FDOH, 8,577 tests have been done on Hendry County residents for a positive rate of 21.4%.

ZIP code 33440 (Clewiston, Pioneer, Montura and Big Cypress) has 1046 positive cases. ZIP code 33935 (LaBelle) has 720 positive cases.

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