NICEVILLE, FLA, JUNE 27, 2020 — The Florida Department of Health reports this morning the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Okaloosa County is 563, 22 more since yesterday morning. The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Niceville and Valparaiso is 57.
Statewide, the cumulative number of confirmed cases is 132,545, an increase of 9,585 new cases since yesterday morning.
In Okaloosa, the positive testing rate over the past seven days is 8.68 percent. Free, drive-through testing in Okaloosa has been halted due to a lack of testing supplies. The scheduled testing for Destin on June 30 is canceled. Details about future testing plans with the Florida Department of Health in Okaloosa County will be announced at a later date.
The number of resident hospitalizations related to coronavirus in Okaloosa is 58, no change since yesterday. Hospitalization counts include anyone who was hospitalized at some point during their illness. It does not reflect the number of people currently hospitalized.
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, 233, 11 more since yesterday
- Destin, 78, two more since yesterday
- Niceville, 53, no change
- Crestview, 82, three more since yesterday
- Shalimar, 31, two more since yesterday
- Mary Esther, 36, one more since yesterday
- Eglin AFB, 7, no change
- Laurel Hill, 4, no change
- Baker, 4, two more since yesterday
- Holt, 3, no change
- Valparaiso, 4, one more since yesterday
- Missing, 15, 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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