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DOH-Marion provides COVID-19 update (May 16)

By Florida Department of Health in Marion County

May 16, 2020

 

OCALA, Fla.—Marion County is reporting 220 COVID-19 cases as of this afternoon. The most recent individuals confirmed to have the virus are:

  • 66-year-old female from Ocala
  • 59-year-old female from Ocala
  • 59-year-old male from Ocala

So far, 7,258 COVID-19 tests have been given in Marion County. Of those, 7,037 were negative. Individuals who tested positive for the virus have ranged in age from 6 months to 97. Five Marion County residents have died after becoming ill with COVID-19. Marion’s positive test rate is 3%; Florida’s positive test rate is 7%.

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

For more guidance

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. Individuals can also follow the Department of Health in Marion County on Twitter at www.twitter.com/FLHealthMarion for the latest updates on COVID-19 in Marion.