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One more local COVID-19 death as cases continue to increase in Marion County

Another local resident has died of COVID-19 as new cases continued to be reported Monday in Ocala and throughout Marion County.

The latest fatality was a resident of Lake County. No information about the victim was provided Monday by the Florida Department of Health.

Marion County is now reporting 11,359 cases – an increase of 46 from Sunday to Monday – among 4,660 men, 6,665 women, 28 non-residents and six people listed as unknown. A total of 1,124 cases have been reported in long-term care centers and 2,252 in correctional facilities. There have been 362 deaths and 1,095 people treated in area hospitals.

Ocala continues to pace Marion County with 8,579 cases – an increase of 34 in a 24-hour period. Others have been identified in Summerfield (470), Belleview (408), Dunnellon (403), Citra (203), Silver Springs (176), Ocklawaha (146), Reddick (87), Weirsdale (80), Anthony (76), Fort McCoy (75), Flemington (33), Salt Springs (21), Orange Lake (12), Sparr (8), McIntosh (8), Candler (7), The Villages (7), Lowell (7), Morriston (5), East Lake (5), Orange Springs (2) and Fairfield (2). A total of 1,425 cases have been reported among inmates (1,318) and staff members (107) at Lowell Correctional Institution and Marion Correctional Institution.

Below is a breakdown of other COVID-19 activity in the local area:

TRI-COUNTY AREA

  • Cases: 23,692 – increase of 98
  • Men: 10,675
  • Women: 12,765
  • Non-residents: 108
  • People listed as unknown: 144
  • Deaths: 686
  • Hospitalizations: 2,157

LAKE COUNTY

  • Cases: 9,246 – increase of 51
  • Men: 4,262
  • Women: 4,796
  • Non-residents: 67
  • People listed as unknown: 121
  • Cases in long-term care facilities: 724
  • Cases in correctional facilities: 276
  • Deaths: 236
  • Hospitalizations: 762
  • Cities with most cases: Clermont (2,339), Leesburg (1,513), Tavares (823), Eustis (743) and Mount Dora (705).

SUMTER COUNTY

  • Cases: 3,087 – increase of 1
  • Men: 1,753
  • Women: 1,304
  • Non-residents: 13
  • People listed as unknown: 17
  • Cases in long-term care facilities: 224
  • Cases in correctional facilities: 803
  • Deaths: 88
  • Hospitalizations: 300
  • Area/cities with most cases: The Villages (828), Coleman (716), Wildwood (478), Bushnell (359, 135 of which are at the Sumter Correctional Institution among 90 inmates and 45 staff members) and Oxford (152). The federal prison in Coleman also is reporting 141 cases among 36 inmates and 105 staff members.

All told Florida is reporting 847,821 COVID-19 cases – an increase of 3,924 from Sunday to Monday. Of those, 836,370 are residents. A total of 52,344 cases have been reported in long-term care centers and 25,045 in correctional facilities. Across the state, there have been 17,391 deaths and 50,591 people have been hospitalized.

Photos in Ocala, Florida

Crime

Ocala man accused of splashing red liquid on another man

A 69-year-old Ocala man was arrested on a battery charge early Sunday after he admitted to throwing a cup of a red liquid at a man because of ongoing issues between the two.

Ocala woman accused of throwing toy truck at man’s face

A 34-year-old Ocala woman was arrested for allegedly throwing a "Gravedigger" toy truck at a man’s face during a rage.

Lake County man caught driving in Ocala without a license or tag

An Astor man was charged with driving an unregistered vehicle and without a license after being pulled over in Ocala for not having a license plate.

Ocala man accused of battering woman who was video chatting

An Ocala man was arrested after he allegedly threw a woman to the ground while she was video chatting with her daughter.

Business

Regal Hollywood & IMAX remains closed while Marion, Epic Theatres in Ocala remain open

Regal Hollywood & IMAX has remained closed for the past month while Marion and Epic Theatres of Ocala have been operating at limited capacity. 

Push-ups for Pups fitness charity event to benefit Humane Society of Marion County

A "Push Ups for Pups" event benefitting the Humane Society of Marion County will come to a local CrossFit location in the coming weeks.  

Online gun vendor Big Daddy Unlimited building distribution center, retail shop in Ocala

Big Daddy Unlimited, an online gun retailer, has plans to build a distribution center in Ocala, according to a recent press release from the company.

NOMA Gallery uniting local artists, community at historic Coca-Cola Building

The North Magnolia (NOMA) Gallery has made a mission of uniting local artists and the community through a series of events at the historic Coca-Cola building.

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Headlines

Ocala man accused of splashing red liquid on another man

A 69-year-old Ocala man was arrested on a battery charge early Sunday after he admitted to throwing a cup of a red liquid at a man because of ongoing issues between the two.

Ocala woman accused of throwing toy truck at man’s face

A 34-year-old Ocala woman was arrested for allegedly throwing a "Gravedigger" toy truck at a man’s face during a rage.

Lake County man caught driving in Ocala without a license or tag

An Astor man was charged with driving an unregistered vehicle and without a license after being pulled over in Ocala for not having a license plate.

One more local COVID-19 death as cases continue to increase in Marion County

Another local resident has died of COVID-19 as new cases continued to be reported Monday in Ocala and throughout Marion County.

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