Okeechobee County has total of 770 COVID-19 positive since March

OKEECHOBEE — The Florida Department of Health July 23 report shows 770 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Okeechobee County since testing began in March. The positive cases include 767 Okeechobee County residents and three non-residents, and range in age from 0 to 94.

The county has had two deaths and 66 hospitalizations (64 residents and two non-residents) related to COVID-19 to date.

According to FDOH, 5,534 tests have been done in Okeechobee County for a positive rate of 13.9%.

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