Virus is killing Lady Lake Care Center due to the death of 9 more local COVID-19


Nine more local residents have lost their battle with COVID-19 as the deadly virus continues at a local long-term care facility.

One of the fatal cases was from Sumter County, three lived in Lake County and five were residents of Marion County. He was described by the Florida Department of Health on Wednesday as:

  • 67-year-old Sumter County woman who tested positive Aug. 15;
  • A 73-year-old man from Lake-County who tested positive on July 22;
  • A 67-year-old Lake County man who tested positive on July 23;
  • An 88-year-old Lake County woman who tested positive Sept. 2;
  • A 95-year-old Marion County woman who tested positive Aug. 17;
  • A 73-year-old Marion County woman who tested positive Aug. 19;
  • An 84-year-old Marion County woman who tested positive Aug. 24;
  • 78-year-old Marion County man who tested positive Aug. 24; And
  • A 68-year-old Marion County woman who tested positive Aug. 29.

Lady Lake Specialty Care, located at 630 Griffin Avenue just outside the boundaries of the Historic Grounds of the Ganz, is now reporting 40 cases of COVID-19 out of 12 residents, 24 residents who moved out of the facility Went and four employees. This is a sign of an increase of five residents, who moved out a week ago and three employees, the Florida Health Department report shows.

On Wednesday, 19 new COVID-19 cases occurred in and around The Village. These include:

  • Two villages (Sumer, Lake and Marion counties) for a total of 569;
  • Lesburg seven for a total of 1,123;
  • Wildwood four for a total of 384;
  • Summerfield two for a total of 350;
  • Bellevue two for a total of 332;
  • Lady Lake one for a total of 259; And
  • Fruitland Park accounts for one in 140 total.

Sumter County is now reporting 2,060 cases – an increase of 11 from Tuesday to Wednesday – with 1,081 men, 957 women, 9 non-residents and 13 people listed as unknown. 465 cases have been reported in long-term care centers and 465 in corrective facilities. There have been 56 deaths and 228 people have been treated in hospitals.

Sumer County continues to gain momentum with 534 cases in villages. In addition to those cases in Wildwood mentioned above, others were identified by Coleman (374), Bushnell (278, of which 136 are among 103 prisoners and 33 staff members at the Sumer Correctional Institution), Oxford (116), Webster (82) Has been. ), Panasoffki (79), Center Hill (47), Sumerville (40) and Lady Lake portion of the county (35). Coleman’s federal prison is also reporting 338 cases among 235 inmates and 103 staff members.

Below is a breakdown of other COVID-19 activity in the local area:

Tri-county area

  • Cases: Increase of 17,856 – 85
  • Male: 7,809
  • Female: 9,778
  • Non-Resident: 71
  • People listed as unknown: 198
  • Death: 417
  • Hospitalization: 1,541

Lucky County

  • Cases: Increase of 6,871 – 30
  • Male: 3,178
  • Female: 3,513
  • Non-Resident: 47
  • People listed as unknown: 133
  • Cases in long term care facilities: 478
  • Cases in correctional facilities: 163
  • Deaths: 131
  • Hospitalization: 481
  • Cities with the most cases: Claremont (1,717), Leesburg (1,123), Tavares (712), Eustis (547) and Mount Dora (533). Villagers are reporting 30 cases.

Marion County

  • Cases: Increase of 8,925 – 44
  • Male: 3,550
  • Female: 5,308
  • Non-Resident: 15
  • People listed as unknown: 52
  • Cases in long term care facilities: 865
  • Case in Correctional Facilities: 2,203
  • Deaths: 230
  • Hospitalization: 832
  • Cities with the most cases: Okla (7,018), Summerfield (350), Bellevue (332), Dunnellan (290) and Citra (164). Villagers are reporting five cases.

All told, Florida is reporting 652,148 COVID-19 cases – an increase of 2,056 from Tuesday to Wednesday. Of them, 644,781 are residents. A total of 42,431 cases have been reported in long-term care centers and 21,228 in corrective facilities. Across the state, 12,269 people have died and 40,517 people have been hospitalized in the Sunshine State.