Two new cases of COVID-19 in Walton County

The Florida Department of Health in Walton County announced on Friday there were two new positive cases of COVID-19 in the County. (MGN)

WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) _ The Florida Department of Health in Walton County announced on Friday there were two new positive cases of COVID-19 in Walton County.

The health department says one individual is a 20-year-old female, and the other is a 50-year-old male.

Both are residents of Walton County.

The health department says both sought medical care and are in isolation until cleared by public health officials.

Holy Holt, the Health Officer said, “We are working closely with these individuals, their close contacts, and healthcare providers to determine what additional COVID-19 testing may be required. We are also coordinating with local and state officials to ensure proper precautions are being taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19. I want to stress the importance of following the CDC guidelines and practicing social distancing to protect those that are most at risk.”

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