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COVID-19: Noon Update

Over the past 24 hours, Florida has had 617 more cases reported, total 6955.  Escambia had 6 more, total 94;  Okaloosa 1 more, total 39;…

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Why so few hospitalizations in Escambia?

Some*  believe that the low number of hospitalizations for COVID-19 in Escambia County is an indication the virus isn’t a threat to our community.  We…

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White House experts: Not the time to ‘take your foot off the accelerator’

The Escambia County Commission will vote tomorrow whether to re-open the county’s public beaches. Commissioner Doug Underhill wants them open and also has advocated in…

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Escambia and Pensacola rank high in per capita COVID-19 cases; County Commission among least proactive in Florida

DOH reports that,  as of 6 p.m. March 31, there are 6,741 total Florida cases. While Florida’s testing has increased over the past week, the…

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COVID-19: Tuesday mid-afternoon info

Though the coronavirus is expected to peak in the U.S.  by April, Florida will see its peak well after that, according to a model by…

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COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Per the DOH Dashboard – 11:30 a.m. March 31, Escambia went up 51 cases in the past 24 hours. The state is up 865 cases…

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COVID-19: Tuesday mid-morning update

Mayor Defends Hospital Leaders At yesterday’s presser, Pensacola Mayor Grover Robinson addressed the smear campaign at the county to discredit local health care leaders. Inweekly:…

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Brownsville COVID-19 testing site suspended for severe weather

The drive-through and walk-up COVID-19 testing site at Brownsville Community Center, located at 3200 W. De Soto St., will be closed Tuesday, March 31 due to…

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Escambia makes Top 12 COVID-19 list

As of 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 30,  Escambia County moved into the Top 12 list of Florida counties with positive COVID-19 cases. Escambia has the…

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