Holt adds two more virus cases

HoltHOLT, Fla., Aug. 9, 2020—Holt added two more positive virus cases with today’s health department update.

Holt now has a total of 22 COVID-19 cases.

The other north county communities, with the exception of Crestview, remained the same. Crestview increased its total by 14, passing the 700-case mark.

In neighboring Santa Rosa County, Pace is nearing the 300 virus mark; Jay hit 100 today. Milton has more than 2,000 cases.

Escambia County is moving toward 10,000 cases, consistently adding more than 100 cases a day. Walton County just passed 1,400 total cases.

The United States leads the world in the number of virus cases, passing a grim milestone of 5 million cases, with Florida contributing more than 532,800 to the total.

Okaloosa County*
  • Fort Walton Beach 1,266, up 17 from yesterday
  • Crestview 708, up 14
  • Destin 491, up 13
  • Niceville 364, up 2
  • Mary Esther 192, up 3
  • Shalimar 180 up 3
  • Baker 69
  • Valparaiso 34
  • Laurel Hill 32
  • Eglin Air Force Base 24
  • Holt 22, up 2
  • Milligan 3
  • Hurlburt Field 1
Around the area
  • Milton 2,190, up 43
  • Pace 298, up 9
  • Jay 100, up 3
  • Defuniak Springs 442, up 9
*FROM FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH COVID-19 DATABASE

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