Okeechobee County has total of 837 COVID-19 positive since March

OKEECHOBEE — The Florida Department of Health July 27 report shows 837 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Okeechobee County since testing began in March. The positive cases include 833 Okeechobee County residents and four non-residents, and range in age from 0 to 94.

The county has had two deaths and 70 hospitalizations (68 residents and two non-residents) related to COVID-19 to date.

According to FDOH, 5,837 tests have been done in Okeechobee County for a positive rate of 14.3%.

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