Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
4:17 am EST
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

DOH reports first two deaths from coronavirus in Lake County

The first two deaths in Lake County from COVID-19 were reported Thursday, April 2, by the state Department of Health’s office in Lake. No information about the victims was provided.

As of 11am Thursday, Lake County had 76 cases of the coronavirus, according to a news release. Thirteen of these people are hospitalized.

Positive cases and fatalities are reported by the DOH twice a day, around 11am and 6pm, at Follow Twitter for updates at @FLHealthLake or call the COVID-19 information line at 352.742.4830 from 8am-5pm seven days a week with questions or concerns.

To find the most up-to-date information and guidance on COVID-19, visit the Department of Health’s dedicated COVID-19 webpage at

For information and advisories from the Centers for Disease Control, visit the CDC COVID-19 page at

For more information about current travel advisories issued by the U.S. Department of State, visit the travel advisory website at

For any other questions related to COVID-19 in Florida, contact the Florida Health Department’s dedicated COVID-19 Call Center at 1.866.779.6121. The Call Center is available 24 hours a day. Inquiries may also be emailed to