Florida has recorded more than 57,000 virus cases in just three days, averaging more than 19,000 a day.
For the second day in a row, Florida set a new single-day virus record, topping yesterday's record by more than 2,000 new cases.
Florida reported the second-highest number of single-day cases since the pandemic began.
Okaloosa County kicked off the New Year by surpassing 13,000 total virus cases.
Florida sets a single-day record for the number of new virus cases, exceeding 17,000.
Appointment books for an Okaloosa County drive-through COVID-19 vaccination clinic scheduled for Jan. 6, 2020, are full.
December is the deadliest monty to date for COVID-19, higher than April just before the statewide shutdown.
Okaloosa County's virus number continue to climb above 11,000.
The health department adjusted COVID-19 numbers for Okaloosa County, reassigning more than 700 unidentified virus cases to communities throughout the county.
The state passed the 900,000 virus mark today by adding nearly 8,000 new cases.