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DOH-Marion announces November, December test dates, provides COVID-19 update

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OCALA, Fla.—Marion County is reporting 10,630 cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of this afternoon. This is an increase of 37 cases from yesterday (Oct. 22). Of Marion COVID-19 tests from Oct. 22, 4.16% were positive; the county’s cumulative positive test rate is 12.97%. The daily positivity rate for all new COVID-19 tests in Florida on Oct. 22 was 4%; the state’s cumulative positive test rate is 13.17%.

Summer is coming to a close, fall is just ahead, and while we look forward to a vaccine for Covid-19, there’s no better time than now to take advantage of flu vaccine. It’s the best way to protect yourself and your loved ones. Unlike Covid-19, most of us have general knowledge about flu season and the flu—a respiratory disease that can lead to serious illness, hospitalization or death.

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