NICEVILLE, Fla — The Florida Department of Health reports this morning the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Okaloosa County is 4,719, 43 more since Tuesday morning. The death toll in Okaloosa now is 100, six more deaths reported since Tuesday.
Three new deaths were reported on Wednesday, two on Thursday, and one today.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Niceville and Valparaiso is 642.
Statewide, 8,814 new cases were reported since Tuesday.
The number of cumulative hospitalizations related to coronavirus in Okaloosa is 84, four more since Tuesday. On Monday, there were 20 COVID-19 patients in Okaloosa County hospitals; six in ICU beds.
According to the state DOH, yesterday there were 148 tests returned in Okaloosa with 14 positives. The daily positivity rate was 9.46 percent.
Okaloosa’s weekly positivity rate was 8.3 percent for the week ending Saturday, Sept. 12, up from 7.33 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, 1,570, 10 since Tuesday
- Destin, 601, three since Tuesday
- Niceville, 591, three since Tuesday
- Crestview, 955, 15 since Tuesday
- Shalimar, 229, four since Tuesday
- Mary Esther, 240, no change
- Eglin AFB, 66, no change
- Laurel Hill, 44, no change
- Baker, 93, one since Tuesday
- Holt, 34, no change
- Valparaiso, 51, no change
- Hurlburt Field, 9, no change
- Milligan, 3, no change
- Cinco Bayou, 34, no change
- Missing, 159, five since Tuesday
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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