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Escambia has most new COVID-19 since Aug. 10

The Florida Department of Health reported Escambia County had 110 new cases yesterday – the most since Aug. 10. The positivity rate was 8.51% for…

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Escambia positivity rate above 11 percent

Finally, the Florida Department of Health released the COVID-19 stats for Monday, Nov. 2. Escambia County had 74 new cases, eight more hospitalizations and one…

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Buzz: Pensacola Catholic goes virtual due to COVID outbreak

Parents have received notification that Pensacola Catholic High has an outbreak of 10 students with COVID-19. The classes will be conducted virtually for the rest…

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Psst, COVID cases, positivity up in Escambia County

For the period from Oct. 11 through Oct. 20, Escambia County saw its positive COVID cases and positivity rates increase, while the number of test…

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Escambia on pace to surpass Sept. COVID deaths

Since I wrote about Escambia County’s COVID deaths ranking as the county’s third largest cause of deaths, the Florida Department of Health has reported six…

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COVID – third biggest of death in Escambia County

The Florida Department of Health reported Escambia County had nine additional death due to COVID-19, which increased the county’s death toll to 254 since March….

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Rapid tests only for those showing symptoms

Beginning Monday, Oct. 5, Community Health Northwest Florida and Ascension Sacred Heart will offer rapid COVID-19 testing to Escambia County residents – more than month…

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COVID cases among children worse than reported

According to the latest report of accumulative COVID-19 cases from the state, Escambia County only had 23 cases among its elementary, middle and high schools–both…

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Gulf Power wants to disconnect customers

A week after the utility restored power to its 285,000 customers in Northwest Florida, Gulf Power has  joined other Florida utilities to fight a proposal before…

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