Baker, Milligan numbers grows


Florida Department of Health

HOLT, Fla., July 25, 2020—Baker added another virus case to its total with today’s state health department update.

Baker now stands at 44 total cases.

Milligan also added another case for a total of two.  Holt and Laurel Hill did not add to their daily totals.

Deaths are up in Okaloosa County. Four more were listed for a total of 20 countywide.

Walton County reached a 1,000-case milestone with 1,016 total positive virus cases.

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Johns Hopkins

This is the second day in a row Florida posted more than 12,000 new virus cases in a 24-hour period.

Florida now has more total virus cases than New York. The Empire State only added 750 new cases compared to Florida’s 12,199, more than 16 times as many in a single day.

California has the highest total cases in the nation and is second globally.

Florida’s standing is now third highest in the world.

Just before social distancing began in May, Florida had 33,690 total cases April 30. By June 30, Florida quadrupled its total to 152,434. In almost three months, Florida’s virus cases of 414,511 are 12 times as high as they were April 30.

Okaloosa County
  • Fort Walton Beach 789, up 16
  • Crestview 444, up 17
  • Destin 354, up 12
  • Niceville 245, up 9
  • Mary Esther 126, up 2
  • Shalimar 124 up 5
  • Baker 44, up 1
  • Valparaiso 21, same
  • Laurel Hill 20, same
  • Eglin Air Force Base 18, up 1
  • Holt 15, same
  • Milligan 2, up 1
  • Hurlburt Field 1, same
Around the area
  • Milton 1,062, up 43
  • Pace 215, up 7
  • Jay 80, up 3
  • Defuniak Springs 323, up 23

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