NICEVILLE, FLA, JULY 7, 2020 — The Florida Department of Health reports this morning the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Okaloosa County is 938, 21 more since yesterday morning. The death toll in Okaloosa is now nine, one more death since yesterday and the third death in less than one week.
The latest victim is a 79-year-old man who had contact with someone with a confirmed COVID-19 case.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Niceville and Valparaiso is 83.
Statewide, the number of cases is 213,794 an increase of 7,347 since yesterday morning.
The number of cumulative resident hospitalizations related to coronavirus in Okaloosa is 67, three more since yesterday. Currently, there are 25 COVID-19 patients in Okaloosa hospitals, up from 14 one week ago. Currently, 14 patients are in ICU beds, up from nine one week ago. There are two open ICU beds remaining in Okaloosa County hospitals.
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, 359, 14 more since yesterday
- Destin, 148, one more since yesterday
- Niceville, 77, two more since yesterday
- Crestview, 167, one more since yesterday
- Shalimar, 55, no change
- Mary Esther, 51, one more since yesterday
- Eglin AFB, 8, no change
- Laurel Hill, 6, no change
- Baker, 22, three more since yesterday
- Holt, 4, no change
- Valparaiso, 6, no change
- Missing, 19, no change
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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