Walton County COVID19 Updates

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  1. Lake View Too

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    May 15 - June 15 average 2.5 cases per day positivity rate 4%
    June 15 - July 15 average 16 cases per day positivity rate 12%
    July 7 - July 15 (Last week) average 35 cases per day positivity rate 19%

    These statistics were taken from the Walton County Emergency Operations reports, and I did the math myself.
     
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    Take a knee Jenksy...no need to sit on your butt and criticize me. You can spout off there as well then. I didn’t start the commentary and a couple of you won’t leave it alone, I’m eager to let the commentary and amateur interpretation be on the other thread and this be purely data.
     
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  3. Lake View Too

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    We all got side tracked. Lets go back to Updates and Data on this thread. I do appreciate all the personal stories. Maybe administrators can move them to the discussion thread.
     
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    Good point - Here you go:

    The state of Florida reported Wednesday it had exceeded 300,000 COVID-19 cases. It became the third state to cross that grim milestone, behind New York and California, and did so only 10 days after surpassing the 200,000 mark on July 5.

    Another 112 Florida residents died Wednesday as a result of the lethal coronavirus.

    Locally, Okaloosa County, Santa Rosa County and Bay County all topped the 1,500 mark for number of cases reported. Panama City alone is now reporting 1,008 cases, while Milton has 628 and Fort Walton Beach has 539.

    As of July 10, the four county region that includes Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton and Bay counties reported 255 COVID-19 cases in persons under the age of 18. Santa Rosa had 108, Okaloosa 61, Bay 49 and Walton 37.


    STATEWIDE

    Total cases: 301,810, +10,781

    Total Florida resident deaths: 4,521, +112

    Non-resident deaths: 105

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

    SANTA ROSA COUNTY

    Total cases: 1,522, +111

    Deaths: 11

    Hospitalizations: 83

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    Milton: 628, +57

    Gulf Breeze: 296, +14

    Navarre: 257, +9

    Pace: 149, +7

    Jay: 52, +7

    Pensacola Beach: 6, no change

    Missing, 124, +17

    Bagdad, 1

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    OKALOOSA COUNTY

    Total cases: 1,523, +87

    Deaths: 10, unchanged

    Hospitalizations: 83, +2

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    Fort Walton Beach: 539, +22

    Crestview: 305, +19

    Destin: 228, +7

    Niceville: 169, +22

    Mary Esther: 83, +6

    Shalimar: 92, +7

    Baker: 27, +0

    Eglin AFB: 12, +1

    Valparaiso: 11, +0

    Laurel Hill: 14, +0

    Holt: 6, +1

    Missing, 23 +0

    Hurlburt Field , 1

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    WALTON COUNTY

    Total cases: 649, +27

    Deaths: 10

    Hospitalizations: 41, +1

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    DeFuniak Springs: 234, +4

    Santa Rosa Beach: 186, +13

    Miramar Beach: 53, +5

    Freeport: 60, +3

    Inlet Beach: 19, +0

    Missing, 21 +1

    Destin: 5

    Ponce de Leon, 4, +1

    Watersound, 1

    Westville, 1

    Point Washington, 1

    Seacrest, 1

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    BAY COUNTY

    Total cases: 1,523, +93

    Deaths: 8

    Hospitalizations: 56 +0

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    Panama City: 1,008, +65

    Panama City Beach: 219, +12

    Lynn Haven: 159, +10

    Southport: 28, +1

    Youngstown: 20, +2

    Callaway: 9, +0

    Fountain: 11, +1

    Missing, 14

    Tyndall AFB, 4, +0

    Parker, 1

    Mexico Beach, 2, +1

    Bayou George, 1
     
  6. kwalsh0001

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    You question my earlier posting's punctuation:

    Gordo boy, the question marks were my invitation for some other forum user to independently corroborate my conclusions, considering the disparate state COVID data that has been posted in multiple websites and dashboards. If you decide you want to confirm my findings, please do. If you're not familiar with statistical covariance and normalizing statistically small data sets, corroboration is an accepted practice, but apparently not in your skillset. Thank you for the troll.

    As for question marks? What is improper about using question marks??????????
     
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    To those posting personal experiences with COVID, my sympathies and thanks.....

    Sympathy, for what you and yours are going through....

    Thanks, for sharing your symptoms and current conditions with us. In the evening news, it seems only the worst possible outcomes get "newsworthy attention". It is difficult to get real info about those with mild COVID cases. Your postings help fill the gap, and offer some assurance what the worst outcome is not the most prevalent. I find comfort in your comments, and continue to wish you the best and speedy recovery. These are trying times for all of us.....
     
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    Walton County Joint Information Center - COVID-19 Case Update:

    Today, Walton County has 44 more positives for a total of 693.

    A few notes for today's posts:

    1️⃣: All information collected for these reports comes directly from the Florida Department of Health, Department of Health in Walton County and ACHA (Agency for Health Care Administration). Walton County Emergency Management is sharing this information on behalf of these departments, not collecting or evaluating any of this information.

    2️⃣: For complete transparency, you are able to see all of the reports we see through the links below:

    ▪️ FDOH Dashboard: Experience
    ▪️ FDOH COVID Latest Stats: Home
    ▪️ ACHA Hospital Statistics: Workbook: Public
    ▪️ DOH County Reports: https://bit.ly/3fzB1z6
    ▪️ Municipality/ Zip Code Search: Experience

    3️⃣: You may notice a difference in the total number of "COVID Hospitalized" within this report. As of today, the Department of Health will now be reporting from the ACHA reports, which will be reporting ALL COVID hospitalizations within Walton County. For more information, please contact the DOH in Walton County.

    4️⃣: As mentioned previously, with the increase in COVID cases, the Department of Health in Walton County will be suspending MUNICIPALITY/County area reporting. We will still be reporting total countywide positives.

    To see COVID-19 cases by zip code, please refer to the Florida DOH Dashboard: Experience

    And as always, please reach out if you have any questions. We are working TIRELESSLY to provide the most clear and accurate information possible.

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    Walton County Joint Information Center - COVID-19 Case Update:

    Today, Walton County has 31 more positives for a total of 727.

    A few notes for today's posts:

    1️⃣: All information collected for these reports comes directly from the Florida Department of Health, Department of Health in Walton County and ACHA (Agency for Health Care Administration). Walton County Emergency Management is sharing this information on behalf of these departments, not collecting or evaluating any of this information.

    2️⃣: For complete transparency, you are able to see all of the reports we see through the links below:

    ▪️ FDOH Dashboard: Experience
    ▪️ FDOH COVID Latest Stats: Home
    ▪️ DOH County Reports: https://bit.ly/3fzB1z6
    ▪️ Municipality/ Zip Code Search: Experience

    3️⃣: As stated yesterday, the Department of Health will now be reporting from the ACHA reports, which will be reporting ALL COVID hospitalizations within Walton County (compared to just Walton County residents hospitalized within the county). For more information, please contact the DOH in Walton County at (850) 892-8015.

    4️⃣: As mentioned previously, with the increase in COVID cases, the Department of Health in Walton County will be suspending MUNICIPALITY/County area reporting. We will still be reporting total countywide positives.

    To see COVID-19 cases by zip code, please refer to the Florida DOH Dashboard: Experience

    5️⃣: Unfortunately at this time, the ACHA website is currently down and not allowing us to pull current hospital bed numbers. AS SOON as these numbers become available, we will list them in the comments below. As a reminder, this is a STATE report and is updated regularly throughout the day.

    6️⃣: PER DOH in Walton County: An 88-year-old female diagnosed with COVID19 has died. There have been 11 deaths with confirmed COVID-19. Current COVID19 Hospitalizations in Walton County Hospitals (7) This data may include persons other than Walton County cases.

    Included in total cases is 64 Walton County jail inmates located in DeFuniak Springs which are listed as DeFuniak Springs cases.

    And as always, please reach out if you have any questions. We are working TIRELESSLY to provide the most clear and accurate information possible.

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    It is obvious we are inundated by the virus brought by visitors. Thankfully summer season will be over soon.

    Classes begin in Walton County August 10, 2020. Locals should work together to get back to the relatively safe environment we had before rentals were opened. I hope that we can all limit contact and wear masks and focus on the health of of our community.

    It is going to be a challenge with kids in school. We need to be vigilant and monitor our kids and not let them go to school with symptoms.
     
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    School start date has been pushed back one week to August 17th.
     
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    July 31:

    Due to Contact Tracing the numbers are not presented today as normal. They will be back as normal on Monday.

    Demographic information on cases due to ongoing epidemiological investigations, are provisional and subject to change: *Walton County total cases (1187) new cases reported July 31 (38). Municipalities by zip code can be found on the dashboard (click on the bottom of the page Cases by Zip code) * Dashboard for 7/31 mistakenly reflects 18 cases from another county which will be corrected on tomorrow’s update. FloridaHealthCOVID19.gov.

    The community median age for July 31 is (42), ages range from 3-82, 0-10 (1) 11-20 (5) 21-30 (4) 31-40 (1) 41-50 (4) 51-60 (4) 61-70 (4) 71-80 (1) 81-82(1) (Females (8), Males (17).
     

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