FDOH reports Escambia County had four additional deaths bringing the total to 101. The positivity rate for August 3 jumped back up to 12.7%.
Santa Rosa County had six new deaths and its positivity rate is 12.8%.
We will complete my analysis of the reports and update to this post before noon.
Update 11 a.m.
COVID deaths continue to mount statewide – topping 7,402. Escambia and Santa Rosa contributed 10 deaths to the daily total of 245.
Escambia County had 137 new cases – 124 Florida residents with 11 tied to nursing homes and one to corrections. The median age is 43 and positivity rate of 12.7% on 993 test results. Hospitalizations increased by 19 patients to 466.
Since the county administration’s last press conference on July 10, Escambia County has had 4,600 new COVID-19 cases, 48 more deaths and 291 more hospitalizations. Of the new cases, 348 were associated with nursing homes.
Santa Rosa County had 68 new cases – 67 Florida residents with nine tied to nursing homes and nine to corrections. The median age is 42 and positivity rate of 12.8% on 532 test results. Hospitalizations increased by nine patients to 171.
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