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Ocala resident passes away from COVID-19

By Florida Department of Health in Marion County

April 24, 2020


OCALA, Fla.—A 60-year-old female from Marion County passed away this week after contracting COVID-19. She was an Ocala resident and had underlying health conditions. This is the fourth death related to COVID-19 in Marion County.

“We are saddened to share that a member of our community has passed away,” said Florida Department of Health in Marion County Administrator Mark Lander. “Our deepest condolences go out to her family and loved ones.”

As of 6 p.m., Friday, April 24, Marion County has seen 148 total COVID-19 cases. For more detailed information, including zip code level data of all Marion cases, view Florida’s COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard.

For more guidance

For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 in Florida, visit For general questions about COVID-19, call the state hotline (866-779-6121), local hotline (352-644-2590), or email Individuals can also follow the Department of Health in Marion County on Twitter at for the latest updates on COVID-19 in Marion.