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Florida blows past 93K COVID cases, sets new daily record

Florida has 4,049 new COVID cases, setting a new daily record for the fourth time in the past five days. Escambia County has 43 new…

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Damn, Florida hits a new record – 3,822

Florida has 3,822 new COVID-19 cases – shooting past yesterday’s record of 3,207. Escambia County has 38 new cases and one more death.  Only six…

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Where are the new cases in Florida?

Where are Florida’s spike in COVID-19 cases?   Southeast Florida – Dade, Broward & Palm Beach – accounted for 39.3% of the new cases yesterday….

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Lax COVID safety measures hurt ECAT, School District

ECAT Union President Blames Escambia for Lax COVID Safety Measures by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly Mike Lowery, who was relieved of his employment with the Escambia…

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UWF Board of Trustees to discuss reopen plan

The University of West Florida Board of Trustees meeting originally scheduled for today was rescheduled for tomorrow. The Trustees will vote on the draft Fall…

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County positive ‘uptick’ due to families, car pools

Dr. John Lanza, director of the Florida Department of Health in Escambia County, gave the Board of County Commissioners an update on the COVID-19 pandemic….

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COVID-19 cases hit new state daily record – 3,207

Florida hit a new daily record for new COVID-19 cases – 3,207 – besting the record set only two days ago. Escambia County has two…

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State to require bi-weekly testing of nursing home staff

By Christine Sexton, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Staff members at nursing homes and assisted living facilities will be required to be tested…

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Percentage of positive cases continues to climb

Escambia County has 32 new COVID-19 cases – the most in the past seven days.  Of these cases, only one was tied to a nursing…

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