Citrus County now has eight positive tests for COVID-19 according to the 6 p.m. Saturday, March 21 update by the Florida Department of Health.
All eight, three men and five women, are county residents. The age range for positive cases is 17 to 80. Two have been hospitalized.
Four of the cases are travel related.
There have been no deaths reported in the county.
So far, a total of 59 tests have been given with 32 negative and 19 still pending. The age range for those tested is 1 to 95. Twenty-two men and 26 women have been tested.
The Florida Division of Emergency Management on Saturday sent 300 additional test collection kits to Citrus County, the FDOH said.
There have been 763 positive tests and 12 deaths in Florida.