Florida Department of Health COVID-19 update

There are now 16 cases in Walton County, 38 in Okaloosa County, 7 Bay County, 2 in Jackson County, and 1 in Washington County. (MGN).

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - The Florida Department of Health says as of Tuesday morning, there are 634 new cases of COVID-19 in Florida. This brings the total number of cases to 6,338.

The FDOH says 6,096 of the confirmed cases are in Florida residents and 242 of the confirmed cases are in non-Florida residents.

There are now 16 cases in Walton County, 38 in Okaloosa County, 7 Bay County, 2 in Jackson County, 1 in Holmes County and 1 in Washington County.

According to the Florida Department of Health in Bay County, the newest cases is a 52-year-old male who is a Bay County resident. This case is non-travel related.

There are six new deaths as of Tuesday morning, bringing the total number of deaths in Florida to 77.

Florida recently partnered with private laboratories around the state to expand COVID-19 laboratory testing capacity. This partnership will increase the number of tests conducted each day.

To keep up with the latest numbers and statistics coming from the Florida Health Department, visit the state's COVID-19 Dashboard.

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