Florida virus numbers hit new high

Curve 7-2

Florida’s COVID-19 cases continue to rise. (FDOH)

HOLT, Fla., July 2, 2020–New COVID-19 case numbers continue to skyrocket.

A new single-day high was released by the Florida Department of Health today.

Florida now has 169,107 total virus cases, with a record number of 10,109 recorded for the past 24 hours.

In Okaloosa County, total cases rose to 770 with a high new-day total of 83.

Okaloosa also added another virus-related death, bringing the total to eight.

Holt and Laurel Hill numbers remained the same at four and five. However, Baker’s number was back up to 10 with today’s updated information from the FDOH.

Escambia County jumped to 2,240; Santa Rosa increased to 676 and Walton now has 291 total cases.

Okaloosa County
  • Fort Walton Beach 306
  • Destin 130
  • Crestview 109
  • Niceville 66
  • Mary Esther 50
  • Shalimar 47
  • Baker 10
  • Eglin Air Force Base 8
  • Valparaiso 4
  • Laurel Hill 5
  • Holt 4
  • Unknown area 16
Around the area
  • Milton 297
  • Pace 72
  • Jay 17
  • Defuniak Springs 120


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