NICEVILLE, Fla — The Florida Department of Health reports this morning the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Okaloosa County is 4,382, 21 more since yesterday morning. The death toll in Okaloosa now is 88, three more deaths reported since yesterday.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Niceville and Valparaiso is 583.
Statewide, 2,564 new cases were reported since yesterday.
The number of cumulative hospitalizations related to coronavirus in Okaloosa is 264, four more since yesterday. On Wednesday, the most recent report issued by Okaloosa County, there were 32 COVID-19 patients in Okaloosa County hospitals; nine in ICU beds.
Yesterday, according to the stat DOH, there were 435 tests returned in Okaloosa with 27 positives. The daily positivity rate was 6.21 percent. The numbers are identical to yesterday’s reported numbers.
Okaloosa’s weekly positivity rate for the week ending Saturday, August 29 was 7.63 percent. It was 8.93 percent the previous week and 8.61 percent for the week before that, August 9-15.
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, 1,507, six since yesterday
- Destin, 576, seven since yesterday
- Niceville, 538, three since yesterday
- Crestview, 881, one since yesterday
- Shalimar, 213, four since yesterday
- Mary Esther, 227, one since yesterday
- Eglin AFB, 45, one since yesterday
- Laurel Hill, 39, no change
- Baker, 88, no change
- Holt, 32, one since yesterday
- Valparaiso, 45, no change
- Hurlburt Field, 5, no change
- Milligan, 2, no change
- Cinco Bayou, 3, no change
- Homeless, 1, no change
- Missing, 142, one 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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