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COVID-19 Update: Flagler in August

Flagler County Coronavirus

The Florida Department of Health provides county-by-county updates daily here.

Testing Results

Positive 587,023
Negative 3,761,415
Total 4,355,148

Positive Cases by Exposure Source

Traveled 4,446
Contact with confirmed case 188,936
Travel & contact with confirmed case 4,643
Under Investigation 388,998
Total 587,023

Positive Cases by Testing Source

Positive by DOH/CDC 20,997
Positive by private labs 566,026
Total 587,023


The CDC updated its mask recommendations on Aug. 7 to say the following:

  • CDC recommends that people wear masks in public settings and when around people who don’t live in your household, especially when other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain.
  • Masks may help prevent people who have COVID-19 from spreading the virus to others.
  • Masks are most likely to reduce the spread of COVID-19 when they are widely used by people in public settings.
  • Masks should NOT be worn by children under the age of 2 or anyone who has trouble breathing, is unconscious, incapacitated, or otherwise unable to remove the mask without assistance.
  • Masks with exhalation valves or vents should NOT be worn to help prevent the person wearing the mask from spreading COVID-19 to others (source control).

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Joey Santos-Jones is the editor-in-chief for Joey has over 10 years of publishing experience. Joey has been a resident of Palm Coast since the age of one and is a graduate of Flagler Palm Coast High School Daytona State College and the University of Florida. Contact Joey at

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