NICEVILLE, Fla — The Florida Department of Health reports this morning the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Okaloosa County is 4,750, three more since yesterday morning. The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Niceville and Valparaiso is 649.
The total number of COVID-19 -related deaths in Okaloosa County is 102, no change.
Statewide, 1,685 new cases were reported since yesterday.
The number of cumulative hospitalizations related to coronavirus in Okaloosa is 288, one since yesterday.
According to the state DOH, yesterday there were 201 tests returned in Okaloosa with five positives. The daily positivity rate was 2.49 percent.
Okaloosa’s weekly positivity rate was 6.15 percent for the week ending Saturday, Sept. 19. It was 8.3 percent for the week ending Sept. 12, and 7.33 for the week ending Sept, 5.
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, 1,575, one since yesterday
- Destin, 603, no change
- Niceville, 596, one since yesterday
- Crestview, 964, one since yesterday
- Shalimar, 230, no change
- Mary Esther, 242, one since yesterday
- Eglin AFB, 68, one since yesterday
- Laurel Hill, 45, no change
- Baker, 93, no change
- Holt, 34, no change
- Valparaiso, 53, no change
- Hurlburt Field, 9, no change
- Milligan, 2, one less since yesterday
- Cinco Bayou, 34, no change
- Duke Field, 1, no change
- Missing, 162, 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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