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Latest health news and information in Ocala, Florida. News and press releases from Ocala Health, Advent Health, Munroe Regional Medical Center, Ocala Regional Medical Center.

18 new COVID-19 patients reported in Ocala as Florida tops 114,000 cases

Ocala reported 18 new cases of the Coronavirus on Thursday as the potentially deadly virus continued to make a resurgence in the tri-county area and across Florida.

Lake County man dies of COVID-19 as virus continues to sweep through Ocala

A Lake County man has succumbed to COVID-19 as the virus continues to sweep through Ocala and Summerfield.

Five more Ocala residents test positive for potentially deadly COVID-19 virus

Five more Ocala residents – including two children – have tested positive for the Coronavirus, bringing the total in Marion County to 255 cases.

Retiree-loaded Sumter County continues to lag in tri-county COVID-19 testing

Just 12.3 percent of the Coronavirus tests administered in the tri-county area have been in the county that’s home to the majority of Villages residents.

Another inmate at Bushnell prison tests positive for COVID-19 virus

Another inmate at the Sumter Correctional Institution has tested positive for the Coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases at the Bushnell facility to 121.

Seven new cases of COVID-19 reported at rehab facility near The Villages

An outbreak of the Coronavirus was reported Wednesday at a nursing home just outside the boundaries of The Villages.

Another inmate at Bushnell prison tests positive for COVID-19 as Ocala hits 167 cases

COVID-19 continues to be an issue for the state prison in Bushnell, where another inmate has tested positive for the potentially deadly virus.

Lake County resident and Bushnell prison inmate succumb to COVID-19

A Lake County resident and an inmate at a Bushnell prison are the latest local victims of the Coronavirus.

New COVID-19 cases slowing to a crawl in tri-county area as state tallies 46,422

New Coronavirus cases slowed to a crawl in the tri-county area Monday, with just four new patients being identified.

69 percent of tri-county COVID-19 cases in Ocala and five other areas

Of the 725 cases of the Coronavirus that have been reported in the tri-county area, 69 percent have been identified in Ocala, The Villages and four other cities.