NICEVILLE, FLA, JUNE 20, 2020 — The Florida Department of Health reports this morning the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Okaloosa County is 398, seven more since yesterday morning. The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Niceville and Valparaiso is 43.
Statewide, the number of cases is 93,797, an increase of 4,049 since yesterday morning, a third straight day with another record high number of new cases. Over the past two weeks, the positive testing rate has increased from 2.57% to over 14%.
In Okaloosa, the number of hospitalizations related to coronavirus in Okaloosa is 56, two more since yesterday and a total of 10 new hospitalizations since June 14.
The number of deaths in Okaloosa County remains unchanged at six.
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, 162, four more since yesterday
- Destin, 52, two more since yesterday
- Niceville, 41, no change
- Crestview, 62, 3 more since yesterday
- Shalimar, 20, no change
- Mary Esther, 25, no change
- Eglin AFB, 5, no change
- Laurel Hill, 4, no change
- Baker, 2, no change
- Holt, 3, no change
- Valparaiso, 2, one les since yesterday
- Missing, 12, one less 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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