COVID-19 related death identified in Marion County

The Marion County Health Department announced this afternoon that one of the five COVID-19 positive individuals has died.

“My condolences go out to the family and friends of our community member.  Marion County is not immune to the pain COVID-19 is causing across the nation. No further information will be released,” said Diedre Serene, Administrator.

Please follow social distancing and infection control measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19”. 

Social Distancing:

  • At the individual level this means maintaining at least six-foot social distancing from other individuals.  
  • At the group level this means following the mass gathering orders.


Infection Control Measures:

  • Washing hands with soap and water for at least twenty seconds as frequently as possible OR use a 60% alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Covering coughs / sneezes into the sleeve / inner elbow and not hands or openly into the space around you.
  • Regularly cleaning high-touch surfaces and not shaking hands.  


The Marion County Officials continue to collaborate daily with state and local partners to slow the spread of COVID-19.


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