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DOH-Marion provides COVID-19 update (June 8)

By Florida Department of Health in Marion County

June 08, 2020


OCALA, Fla.—DOH-Marion is reporting 281 cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of this afternoon. The most recent individuals confirmed to have the virus are:

  • 43-year-old female from Ocala
  • 57-year-old female from Summerfield

So far, 17,008 COVID-19 tests have been given in Marion County. Of those, 16,722 were negative. Individuals who tested positive for the virus have ranged in age from 6 months to 97 years old. Eight Marion County residents have died after becoming ill with COVID-19. 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.

For more guidance

For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 in Florida, 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.