NICEVILLE, Fla — The Florida Department of Health Wednesday reported 100 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases in Okaloosa County.
The cumulative number of cases in Okaloosa now stands at 8,556.
Statewide, 8,376 new cases were reported by the FDOH.
The FDOH reports the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Okaloosa County is 145, no change.
Currently, there are 41 COVID-19 patients in Okaloosa County hospitals.
According to the FDOH, there were 647 test results returned in Okaloosa with 102 positives. The daily positivity rate is 15.77 percent, up from 14.35 percent the previous day.
As a rule of thumb, the threshold for the percent positive being “too high” is five percent according to the Centers for Disease Control.
According to the FDOH, Okaloosa’s weekly positivity rate is 16.39 percent for the week ending Nov. 21, up from 14.94 percent the previous week,
Florida’s current weekly positivity rate is 7.7 percent (7-day moving average) according to Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center data.
The breakdown by city for the Nov. 25 report still had not been released by the state at the end of the day Nov. 27.
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