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DOH-Marion provides COVID-19 update (Sept. 1)

By Florida Department of Health in Marion County

September 01, 2020

 

OCALA, Fla.—Marion County is reporting 8,582 cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of this afternoon. This is an increase of 86 cases since yesterday (Aug. 31). Of Marion COVID-19 tests from Aug. 31, 6.53% were positive; the county’s cumulative positive test rate is 13.6%. The daily positivity rate for all new COVID-19 tests in Florida on Aug. 31 was 6.77%; the state’s cumulative positive rate is 13.48%.

From Aug. 1 to Aug. 31, Marion reported 3,427 COVID-19 cases and 119 new deaths in individuals who had contracted COVID-19. Rolling averages of case statistics during August showcase overall trends:

From cases reported Aug. 25 to Aug. 31 (7-day rolling average), Marion saw:

  • Number of new cases per day: 64.3
  • Daily positivity rate: 8.9%
  • Cumulative positivity rate: 13.6%
  • Number of COVID-19 related deaths per day: 5.3

From cases reported Aug. 17 to Aug. 31 (14-day rolling average), Marion saw:

  • Number of new cases per day: 83.3
  • Daily positivity rate: 10.3%
  • Cumulative positivity rate: 13.4%
  • Number of COVID-19 related deaths per day: 4.5

From cases reported Aug. 1 to Aug. 31, Marion saw:

  • Number of new cases per day: 116.3
  • Daily positivity rate: 11.3%
  • Cumulative positivity rate: 12.8%
  • Number of COVID-19 related deaths per day: 3.9

For more information

Visit DOH-Marion online at Marion.FloridaHealth.gov and follow the agency on Twitter (@FLHealthMarion) for the latest on COVID-19 in Marion County. For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 in Florida, visit floridahealthcovid19.gov. For general questions about COVID-19, call the state hotline (866-779-6121), local hotline (352-644-2590), or email COVID-19@flhealth.gov.