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Number of COVID-19 cases reported along the Emerald Coast and throughout Florida has dropped

Tom McLaughlin
Northwest Florida Daily News
Coronavirus

Statewide and along the Emerald Coast reports of positive tests for COVID-19 appear to be dropping.

The state's total of 4,155 new cases was the lowest single day increase since June, according to reports. 

Okaloosa County, which just a couple of weeks ago was reporting 88 new cases on average per day, reported a significantly lower 39 new cases Monday, according to Florida Department of Health numbers.

Good news! Bay County confirms 9 new COVID-19 cases, fewest in weeks

Santa Rosa County reported 24 new cases, Bay County just seven and Walton County six new cases. Santa Rosa County did, however, tally another death due to the novel coronavirus, bringing its total since March to 38. The victim was a 73-year-old man.

Okaloosa County has suffered 41 deaths, Bay County 51 and Walton County 15.

There were 91 COVID-19-related deaths reported in Florida Monday, bringing the total to 8,277.

STATEWIDE

Total cases: 536,961 +4,155

Total Florida resident deaths: 8,277, +91

Non-resident deaths: 131

Below are the numbers for each county in the Daily News coverage area, plus a city-by-city breakdown of their positive cases.

OKALOOSA COUNTY

Total cases: 3,541, +39

Deaths: 41, +0

Hospitalizations: NA

Fort Walton Beach: 1,269

Crestview: 712

Destin: 497

Niceville: 380

Mary Esther: 198

Shalimar: 181

Baker: 70

Valparaiso: 34

Laurel Hill: 32

Eglin AFB: 24

Holt: 22

Milligan, 3, +0

Hurlburt Field: 1

Missing: 87

SANTA ROSA COUNTY

Total cases: 3,963, +24

Deaths: 38, +1

Hospitalizations: NA

Milton: 2,202

Gulf Breeze: 578

Navarre: 473

Pace: 305

Jay: 100

Bagdad: 9

Pensacola Beach: 8

Missing: 257

WALTON COUNTY

Total cases: 1414, +6

Deaths: 15, +0

Hospitalizations: NA

Santa Rosa Beach: 454

DeFuniak Springs: 445

Freeport: 160

Miramar Beach: 110

Inlet Beach: 32

Destin: 26

Paxton, 6, +0

Ponce de Leon: 5, +0

Watersound: 2

Westville: 1

Point Washington: 1

Seacrest: 1

Missing, 43, +2

BAY COUNTY

Total cases: 4,447, +7

Deaths: 51, +0

Hospitalizations: NA

Panama City: 2,854

Lynn Haven: 692

Panama City Beach: 565

Youngstown: 75

Southport: 64

Fountain: 46

Callaway: 18

Mexico Beach: 11

Tyndall AFB: 8

Parker: 4

Vernon: 3

Inlet Beach: 2

Bayou George: 1

Missing: 31