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DOH-Marion provides COVID-19 update (July 23)

By Florida Department of Health in Marion County

July 23, 2020


OCALA, Fla.—Marion County is reporting 2,927 cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of this afternoon. This is: 

  • An increase of 101 cases since yesterday (July 22)
  • An increase of 2,200 cases since July 1

Of Marion COVID-19 tests from July 22, 9.6% were positive; the county’s cumulative positive test rate is 7.8%. The daily positivity rate for all new COVID-19 tests in Florida on July 22 was 12.31%; the state’s cumulative positive rate is 12.13%. Individuals who tested positive for the virus have ranged in age from 4 days old to 99 years old.

Zip codes with the highest reported number of cases are:

  • 34471: 354
  • 34482: 303
  • 34473: 214
  • 34472: 200
  • 34476: 182
  • 34491: 173
  • 34474: 170
  • 34480: 168
  • 34470: 158
  • 34420: 144
  • 34475: 122

Three new COVID-19 related deaths

Three Marion County residents have passed away after contracting COVID-19. Each had underlying health conditions. Deaths included:

  • 75-year-old male from Ocala
  • 77-year-old female from Ocala
  • 85-year-old male from Ocala

A total of 38 individuals have died in Marion County after becoming ill with the virus. They range in age from 32 to 98.

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