We’re crunching the numbers but FDOH reports Escambia County has 10 new deaths – bringing total to 73. We will add more to this post after we’ve analyzed the data.
UPDATE: We’ve now passed the 2019 death total for chronic liver disease and cirrhosis (68). It may be a single day record for COVID and maybe any cause of death other than cancer.
Hospitalizations jumped to 306 – up 16. We’ve repeatedly reported that deaths and hospitalizations trail new cases by two weeks – we could be up for more tragedy in the coming days and weeks.
Escambia now was 6,461 cases – 159 were added today. Of today’s cases – 151 are Florida residents, nine tied to nursing homes and one to corrections. The median age is 37 and the positivity rate is 12.6% for 1,140 test results.
The county has three more children (0-4) and 11 in the 5-14 age group with the virus.
Santa Rosa has 57 new cases and one additional death. Median age 46 and positivity rate 13.6% on 477 tests.
The state had 10,269 new cases–and may top 400K tomorrow –and 173 deaths. The positivity rate 12.31%.
|as of July 23||7/21/20||7/22/20||Increase|
|Deaths Per DOH||5,345||5,518||173|