troubleshooting Question

CountIf unable to evaluate value in cell

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I have a VBA COUNTIF statement that will not evaluate a value within a cell unless I go into the call and re-type the cell.  The cell value is text.  As an example in the cell is 10.10.2018.  If I go into the cell and re-type in the value (note I was sent the spreadsheet, I did not type the original value).

When I set a variable to the cell it correctly displays "10.10.2018" (before any re-type.  Thus, why am I forced to re-type in the value in order for the CountIf to recognize the value ?

 Count = Application.CountIf(Cells(5, i), "10.10.2018")
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