CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Walton County reports 1st death, statewide deaths up to 1,399
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Walton County has reported its first death related to the coronavirus, according to the daily report from the Florida Department of Health.
The death was listed as a 94-year-old female Walton County resident who had contact with a confirmed case of cornavirus. She died on May 1, according to the report.
The report indicated the death was from a long-term care facility.
As of May 2, the Florida Department of Health reported that 11 residents and 10 staff members at Chautauqua Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in DeFuniak Springs, were infected with coronavirus.
No other long-term care facilities in Walton County are listed on the report.
As of the Monday May 4 report:
Total cases: 36,897, an increase of 819 over Sunday
Deaths: 1,399, an increase of 20 over Sunday
All 67 Florida counties have confirmed cases. Here is a count of the number of cases by county as of Sunday:
COUNTY BY COUNTY
-Okaloosa: 160, no change overnight
-Santa Rosa: 158, one more over Sunday
-Bay: 76, no change overnight
-Walton: 50, an increase of one over Sunday
Here is a count of cities in the Northwest Florida region and the number of cases in those municipalities:
-Milton: 84, one more over Sunday
-Gulf Breeze: 24
-Fort Walton Beach: 61
-Mary Esther: 8
-Eglin AFB: 2
-Laurel Hill: 1
-DeFuniak Springs: 23
-Santa Rosa Beach: 11
-Miramar Beach: 3
-Panama City: 48, one more than Saturday
-Panama City Beach: 12
-Lynn Haven: 6
-Tyndall AFB: 1