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DOH-Marion provides COVID-19 update (Sept. 8)

By Florida Department of Health in Marion County

September 08, 2020


OCALA, Fla.—Marion County is reporting 8,881 cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of this afternoon. This is an increase of 22 cases since yesterday (Sept. 7). Of Marion COVID-19 tests from Sept. 7, 2.98% were positive; the county’s cumulative positive test rate is 13.5%. The daily positivity rate for all new COVID-19 tests in Florida on Sept. 7 was 5.97%; the state’s cumulative positive rate is 13.48%.

From cases reported Sept. 1 to Sept. 7 (7-day rolling average), Marion saw:

  • Number of new cases per day: 46
  • Daily positivity rate: 5.43%
  • Cumulative positivity rate: 13.5%
  • Number of COVID-19 related deaths per day: 5.6

For more information

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