Sumter County’s COVID-19 positivity rate climbed this past week to 23.16 percent.
Overall, the daily positivity rate for all new COVID-19 cases throughout Florida was 29.3 percent. Marion County last week was running ahead of the state average with a 31.3 percent positivity rate. The positivity rate in Lake County was at 27 percent.
A COVID-19 testing site on County Road 466 near the Hampton Inn in The Villages continues to see a steady stream of cars entering its facility.
The Florida Department of Health has issued updated testing guidance and recommendations to maximize the benefits of COVID-19 testing in Florida. A copy of the full COVID-19 testing guidance can be found here.