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