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DOH-Marion provides COVID-19 update 8-13-2021

By Florida Department of Health in Marion County

August 13, 2021

 

OCALA, Fla.—According to the most recent state report, Marion County is reporting 42,168 cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of Aug. 12. This is an increase of 2,655 cases from the previous week. Of Marion COVID-19 cases from Aug. 5–12, 27.4% tested positive. The daily positivity rate for all new COVID-19 cases in Florida was 19.3%.

Marion’s cases and positivity rates continue to increase. From COVID-19 cases reported over the past seven days (cases reported Aug 6–12), Marion saw:

  • An average of 379.3 new cases per day
  • 27.4% positivity rate.
  • A total of 4,740 people vaccinated

From cases reported July 30–Aug. 5, Marion saw:

  • An average of 343.1 new cases per day
  • 27.0% positivity rate.
  • A total of 4,507 people vaccinated

From cases reported July 23–29, Marion saw:

  • An average of 268.7 new cases per day
  • 24.5% positivity rate.
  • A total of 3,720 people vaccinated

From cases reported July 16–22, Marion saw:

  • An average of 150.8 new cases per day
  • 18.5% positivity rate.
  • A total of 2,025 people vaccinated

From cases reported July 9–15, Marion saw:

  • An average of 93.1 new cases per day
  • 14.7% positivity rate
  • A total of 1,384 people vaccinated

From cases reported July 2–8, Marion saw:

  • An average of 35.8 new cases per day
  • 8.6% positivity rate
  • A total of 969 people vaccinated

“Vaccines remain the best tool that we have to prevent serious illness from COVID-19,” said Department of Health in Marion County Administrator Mark Lander. “There are many locations locally where you can be vaccinated for free. Contact the location nearest you to schedule an appointment.”

Find out more

Visit www.marionflcovid.org and www.twitter.com/flhealthmarion for the latest information on COVID-19 and vaccinations. Visit https://floridahealthcovid19.gov and use the Vaccine Locator and Testing Sites tools to find vaccination and testing sites near you.