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COVID patients doubled in local hospitals

Over the past two weeks, the number of COVID patients in local hospitals more than doubled, going from 77 on July 1 to 183 today,…

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Breaking news: DOH Escambia has three COVID cases

The Escambia office of the Florida Department of Health has confirmed it has three positive cases among its employees. “We are aware of three FDOH-Escambia…

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Challenge to mask requirement rejected by judge

“I find that this ordinance does not violate any constitutional rights.” By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — A circuit judge Friday…

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Escambia in dubious COVID company

Florida continues to approach 300K COVID cases with 12,624 today and 11.4% positivity. Escambia County had 189 new cases – 179 Florida residents, five tied…

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Deep dive into COVID data for Escambia

Increasing testing didn’t lower the positivity rate. Escambia County has joined the ranks of  the most infected COVID counties in Florida and is now considered…

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Posted in Escambia County Health Politics

Gilley firm on no mask requirement for county staff

Escambia County is among the only four counties with over 4,100 COVID-19 cases that doesn’t require their employees to wear face masks. County Administrator Janice…

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OMG: Escambia blows past 4,100 COVID cases with 484 new ones

The Florida Department of Health has been slow to send out its county reports, but according to the COVID dashboard, Escambia County has 484 new…

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City closes community centers

The City of Pensacola is closing all community resource centers and programs to the public until further notice, due to an increase in COVID-19 cases in Escambia County…

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Florida sets new daily record for COVID deaths, Escambia maintains death a day average

Florida has 10,360 new cases, topping 254K, and 186 new deaths, nearing 4200 – according to today’s FDOH reports. Escambia County has 177 new cases…

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