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DOH-Marion provides COVID-19 update (July 20)

By Florida Department of Health in Marion County

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 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