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DOH-Marion provides COVID-19 update (May 9)

By Florida Department of Health in Marion County

May 09, 2020


OCALA, Fla.—Marion County is reporting 210 COVID-19 cases as of 10 a.m. today. The most recent individuals confirmed to have the virus are:

  • 46-year-old male, Ocala
  • 66-year-old female, Dunnellon
  • 6-month-old female, Summerfield
  • 8-year-old male, Ocala
  • 43-year-old male, Ocala
  • 77-year-old female, Dunnellon
  • 80-year-old male, Ocala
  • 40-year-old female, Mississippi 

So far, 5,986 COVID-19 tests have been given in Marion County. Of those, 5,775 were negative. Individuals who tested positive for the virus have ranged in age from six months to 96. Five Marion County residents have died after becoming ill with COVID-19. Marion’s positive test rate is 3.5%; Florida’s positive test rate is 7.6%.

For more detailed information on all Marion cases, view Florida’s COVID-19Data and Surveillance Dashboard or daily COVID-19 data report.

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.