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DOH-Marion provides COVID-19 update (July 5)

By Florida Department of Health in Marion County

July 05, 2020


OCALA, Fla.—The Department of Health in Marion County is reporting 927 cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of this afternoon. This is an increase of 677 cases from June 1. Of Marion COVID-19 tests from July 4, 9.9% were positive; the county’s cumulative positive test rate is 3.6%. The daily positivity rate for all new COVID-19 tests in Florida on July 4 was 15%; the state’s cumulative positive test rate is 9.1%.

To date, 25,878 COVID-19 tests have been given in Marion County. Individuals who tested positive for the virus have ranged in age from 3 months old to 97 years old. Twelve Marion County residents have died after becoming ill with COVID-19.

For more detailed information on all Marion cases, visit to view Florida’s COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard.

For more information

Visit DOH-Marion online at and follow the agency on Twitter (@FLHealthMarion) for the latest on COVID-19 in Marion. 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