DOH-Marion provides COVID-19 update (June 7)
June 07, 2020
OCALA, Fla.—Marion County is reporting 279 COVID-19 cases as of this afternoon. The most recent individuals confirmed to have the virus are:
- 30-year-old male from Ocala
- 62-year-old male from Ocala
- 57-year-old female from Ocala
- 76-year-old female from Dunnellon
- 73-year-old male from Dunnellon
A total of 16,342 individuals have been tested for the virus in the county; of those, 16,060 tested negative. Individuals who tested positive for the virus have ranged in age from 6 months to 97 years old. Marion’s positive test rate is 1.7%; Florida’s positive test rate is 5.3%.
For more detailed information on all Marion cases, view Florida’s COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard.
The Department of Health in Marion County provides free COVID-19 testing for both symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals. You do not need a doctor’s order to be tested. People who are experiencing symptoms and others considered “high risk” have priority for testing slots.
Testing is by appointment only; call the DOH-Marion COVID-19 Call Center at 352-644-2590 to be scheduled for a COVID-19 test. Testing is held at the Department of Health in Marion County’s Ocala office (1801 SE 32nd Ave.)
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 COVIDemail@example.com. 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.