Latest COVID-19 update from the Florida Department of Health, 2 more cases in Walton County

The Florida Department announced Friday evening there are 563 cases of COVID-19 in Florida. (CDC)

FLORIDA, (WJHG/WECP) - The Florida Department announces there are 563 cases of COVID-19 in Florida as of 6 p.m. Friday.

As of 6 p.m. Friday, there were still 10 deaths in Florida associated with COVID-19.

There are 43 new cases in the state, 36 are Florida residents, 7 are non-Florida residents.

In total, 510 positive cases are Florida Residents and 53 are non-Florida residents.

Walton County has 2 new cases, bringing the total to 3.

Okaloosa County has 1 new cases, bringing the total to 7.

Florida has recently partnered with private labs to expand COVID-19 testing. This partnership will increase the amount of tests done each day.

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