Crews from Marion County Fire rescue were in Del Webb Spruce Creek the past two days conducting testing for the COVID-19 virus.
The agency’s Special Operations HAZMAT team deployed to retirement community to handle the testing for the potentially deadly virus. The team tested 200 residents on Thursday and was hoping to test that many again on Friday.
Summerfield, where the popular retirement community is located, is reported 26 COVID-19 cases on Friday. The only other city in Marion County with more Coronavirus patients is Ocala with 165. Other Marion County cities reporting cases include Dunnellon (11), Citra (7), Belleview (8), Ocklawaha (4), Anthony (3), Reddick (2), Silver Springs (1) and The Villages (1).