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Saturday, June 12, 2021

2 more local COVID-19 deaths as 400,000-plus local residents have been vaccinated

Two more local residents have succumbed to COVID-19 as more than 9.6 million Floridians and 400,000 tri-county area residents have now been vaccinated against the virus.

The latest two local fatalities were identified in Marion County. They are among the 1,889 tri-county area deaths, the 36,857 in Florida and the 586,252 across the country, statistics from the Florida Department of Health and Johns Hopkins University show.

As of Sunday, 9,608,397 Floridians had been vaccinated against the Coronavirus, with 6,906,123 receiving both doses. Locally, 400,372 local residents have been vaccinated, with 338,135 receiving both doses.

The breakdown of local vaccines includes:

  • Marion County: 141,354 (118,173 both doses);
  • Lake County – 174,037 (144,900 both doses); and
  • Sumter County – 84,981 (75,062 both doses).

All told, Florida is reporting 2,293,980 COVID-19 cases – an increase of 1,976 in a 24-hour period. Of those, 2,251,148 are residents. A total of 85,561 COVID-19 cases have been reported in long-term care centers and 32,660 in correctional facilities. Across the state, 93,148 people have been hospitalized.

Locally, Marion County is reporting 31,540 COVID-19 cases – an increase of 20 in a 24-hour period. There have been 970 deaths and 2,205 people have been vaccinated.

Ocala continues to pace Marion County with 23,043 cases – an overnight increase of 13. Others have been identified in Summerfield (1,945), Dunnellon (1,469), Belleview (1,390), Silver Springs (693), Ocklawaha (529), Citra (518), Fort McCoy (333), Reddick (319), Anthony (309), Weirsdale (261), The Villages (183), Salt Springs (51), Flemington (34), McIntosh (32), Sparr (28), Orange Lake (27), Candler (21), Lowell (20), East Lake (12), Fairfield (8) and Orange Springs (8).

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

TRI-COUNTY AREA

  • Cases: 71,269 – increase of 65
  • Deaths: 1,889
  • Hospitalizations: 4,342

LAKE COUNTY

  • Cases: 30,338 – increase of 40
  • Deaths: 641
  • Hospitalizations: 1,556
  • Cities with most cases: Clermont (8,134), Leesburg (4,534), Eustis (2,655), Mount Dora (2,181) and Groveland (2,096).

SUMTER COUNTY

  • Cases: 9,391 – increase of 5
  • Deaths: 278
  • Hospitalizations: 581
  • Areas/cities with most cases: The Villages (4,270), Wildwood (1,100), Bushnell (1,048), Coleman (854) and Oxford (548).