DOH-Marion provides COVID-19 update (July 20)
July 20, 2020
OCALA, Fla.—Marion County is reporting 2,550 cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of this evening. This is:
- An addition of 127 cases since yesterday (July 19)
- An increase of 1,823 cases since July 1
Of Marion COVID-19 tests from July 19, 21.1% were positive. The daily positivity rate for all new COVID-19 tests in Florida on July 19 was 14.74%. Individuals who tested positive for the virus have ranged in age from 4 days old to 99 years old.
New COVID-19 related death
An 80-year-old male from Reddick has passed away after contracting COVID-19. He had underlying health conditions. A total of 30 individuals have died in Marion County after becoming ill with the virus. They range in age from 32 to 96.
For more information
Visit DOH-Marion online at Marion.FloridaHealth.gov 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 floridahealthcovid19.gov. For general questions about COVID-19, call the state hotline (866-779-6121), local hotline (352-644-2590), or email COVIDfirstname.lastname@example.org.