The Florida Department of Health reported 11 more deaths for Escambia County, passing the previous daily record of 10 deaths.
The county had 175 new cases – 75 of which were at the Century state prison, 30 tied to nursing homes. Hospitalizations increased by 21. The positivity rate was 17.4% on 963 test results.
For the first 10 days of August, Escambia County has had 34 deaths – more than March, April and May combined. We will likely have 10,000 cases by the end of the week.
The positivity rate for August is 15.7% – up from 12.4% in July.
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