NICEVILLE, Fla — The Florida Department of Health reports this morning the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Okaloosa County is 4,579, 28 more since yesterday morning. The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Niceville and Valparaiso is 611.
Statewide, 3,190 new cases were reported since yesterday.
The number of cumulative hospitalizations related to coronavirus in Okaloosa is 279, four since yesterday. On Wednesday, there were 28 COVID-19 patients in Okaloosa County hospitals; six in ICU beds.
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According to the state DOH, yesterday there were 470 tests returned in Okaloosa with 27 positives. The daily positivity rate was 5.74 percent.
Okaloosa’s weekly positivity rate was 7.33 percent for the week ending Saturday, Sept. 5, down from 7.63 percent from the previous week.
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, 1,540, five since yesterday
- Destin, 590, one since yesterday
- Niceville, 562, three since yesterday
- Crestview, 924, 11 since yesterday
- Shalimar, 225, no change
- Mary Esther, 236, two since yesterday
- Eglin AFB, 58, no change
- Laurel Hill, 42, one since yesterday
- Baker, 92, no change
- Holt, 34, one since yesterday
- Valparaiso, 49, no change
- Hurlburt Field, 5, no change
- Milligan, 2, no change
- Cinco Bayou, 34, no change
- Missing, 148. three 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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