TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A Lee County man has died after contracting COVID-19, according to the Florida Department of Health. However, they said he was a non-travel-related case.

The Department of Health said the 77-year-old was a previously announced positive case in the state. This marks the fourth Florida resident to die from coronavirus.

Below are the latest statistics posted by the Florida Department of Health (As of 12:54 a.m. Saturday):

Positive cases of COVID-19 in the state:

  • 70 – Florida Residents
  • 6 – Florida Residents Diagnosed and Isolated Outside of Florida
  • 7 – Non-Florida Residents


  • 4 – Florida Residents

Number of negative test results:

  • 478

Number of pending test results:

  • 221

Number of People Under Public Health Monitoring:

  • 365 – currently being monitored
  • 1,413 – people monitored to date