NICEVILLE, Fla — The Florida Department of Health reports this morning the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Okaloosa County is 3,878, 31 more since yesterday morning. The death toll in Okaloosa now is 70, three more deaths reported since yesterday and the second day in a row with three deaths.
One of the newly reported deaths was associated with a long-term care facility. Okaloosa now has 36 deaths associated with long-term care facilities compared to just 12 in Walton County and 9 in Santa Rosa County.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Niceville and Valparaiso is 488.
Statewide, 4,684 new cases were reported since yesterday.
The number of cumulative hospitalizations related to coronavirus in Okaloosa is 221, seven more since yesterday.
Yesterday there were 312 tests with 30 positives. The daily positivity rate was 9.6 percent.
Here’s the latest breakdown by city in Okaloosa (note that the city is not always reported as part of the initial notification and may be missing while the case is being investigated):
- Fort Walton Beach, 1,379, seven more since yesterday
- Destin, 519, two more since yesterday
- Niceville, 447, six more since yesterday
- Crestview, 787, 10 more since yesterday
- Shalimar, 192, no change
- Mary Esther, 207, one more since yesterday
- Eglin AFB, 30, one more since yesterday
- Laurel Hill, 36, no change
- Baker, 78, one more since yesterday
- Holt, 26, no change
- Valparaiso, 41, one more since yesterday
- Hurlburt Field, 3, no change
- Milligan, 2, no change
- Missing, 100, two more since yesterday
Florida does not publish data about deaths for persons under 18. Florida also does not publish testing, case or condition data for people in county/local jails, state prisons, migrant communities, or cumulative totals for testing and cases in long-term care facilities, probable cases and deaths before testing was available, or non-resident data at the zip code or city level.
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