NICEVILLE, FLA, JUNE 23, 2020 — The Florida Department of Health reports this morning the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Okaloosa County is 436, 15 more since yesterday morning. The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Niceville and Valparaiso is 47.
Statewide, the number of cases is 103,506, an increase of 3,289 since yesterday morning. Many restaurants, bars, and pubs in the state are defying Gov. Ron DeSantis’ executive orders on reopening and social distancing. To date, no fines have been levied and no enforcement action has been taken by the state to protect residents and visitors.
In Okaloosa, the number of hospitalizations related to coronavirus in Okaloosa is 56 as of yesterday. Today’s number currently is unavailable from the state’s dashboard,
The number of deaths in Okaloosa County is six as of yesterday. Today’s number currently is unavailable from the state’s dashboard,
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, 184, nine more since yesterday
- Destin, 56, no change
- Niceville, 44, one more since yesterday
- Crestview, 64, no change
- Shalimar, 24, two more since yesterday
- Mary Esther, 28, no change
- Eglin AFB, 6, no change
- Laurel Hill, 4, no change
- Baker, 2, no change
- Holt, 2, no change
- Valparaiso, 3, no change
- Missing, 8, 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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