Holt, Baker continue to add virus numbers

HOLT, Fla., July 16, 2020—Holt and Baker added more numbers to their positive case totals according to today’s state health department update.

Holt added three more positive cases for a total of nine.

Baker’s number increased by six bringing the total to 33.

Laurel Hill also added one more positive case and now stands at 15 total.

Across Okaloosa County, an additional 91 cases brings the total of positive COVID-19 cases to 1,623. The county also saw an additional virus-related death for a total of 12.

Escambia County broke a milestone by surpassing 5,000 total positive cases.

In related news, Publix will begin requiring face coverings in its stores beginning July 21.  Publix joins Walmart and Sam’s Club in requiring face masks while inside their stores (see related story).

Okaloosa County
  • Fort Walton Beach 568, up 29
  • Crestview 316, up 11
  • Destin 245, up 17
  • Niceville 179, up 10
  • Shalimar 96, up 4
  • Mary Esther 89, up 6
  • Baker 33, up 6
  • Laurel Hill 15, up 1
  • Eglin Air Force Base 12, same
  • Valparaiso 13, 2
  • Holt 9, up 3
  • Milligan 1
  • Hurlburt Field, 1
  • Unknown area 25
Around the area
  • Milton 694, up 123
  • Pace 158, up 16
  • Jay 53, up 8
  • Defuniak Springs 236, up 6

 

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