NICEVILLE, FLA, JUNE 24, 2020 — The Florida Department of Health reports this morning the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Okaloosa County is 457, 21 more since yesterday morning. The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Niceville and Valparaiso is 48.
Statewide, the number of cases is 109,014, an increase of 5,508 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, no change since yesterday.
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, 195, 11 more since yesterday
- Destin, 57, one more since yesterday
- Niceville, 45, one more since yesterday
- Crestview, 66, two more since yesterday
- Shalimar, 25, one more since yesterday
- Mary Esther, 31, three more since yesterday
- Eglin AFB, 7, one more since yesterday
- Laurel Hill, 4, no change
- Baker, 2, no change
- Holt, 2, no change
- Valparaiso, 3, no change
- Missing, 9, one 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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