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Escambia: COVID testing continues to drop

FDOH reported 67 new COVID cases and one additional death for Escambia County.   For Thursday, Aug. 27, the agency reported a positivity rate of…

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Escambia: COVID cases and testing down, deaths up

FDOH reports Escambia County has 55 new cases  – most of which are local residents and few in nursing homes and Century prison.  The county…

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Escambia: COVID data optimistic

While Escambia County continues to move toward 11,000 total COVID cases – 10K local residents, the positivity rate is staying in single digits.  A backlog…

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Females inmates continue to speak out

As a form of punishment, they are refusing to test us. Today I received another letter from female inmates in the Escambia County Corrections system,…

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Escambia County reports seven more COVID deaths – Updated

The Florida Department of Health has been slow to release the county daily reports. Looking at the FDOH dashboard, Escambia County now has 178 COVID…

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Escambia County Jail: ‘COVID-Land’

Inweekly interviewed Jessica Gomez, who was released from the county jail recently. She said that conditions in the main jail were unsafe and “unable to…

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Presser Notes: Two Storms and COVID make three

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly Pensacola Mayor Grover Robinson said Monday he’d been keeping an eye on the storms in the gulf — tropical storms Marco…

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Escambia COVID positive rate dips below 5%

FDOH reports Escambia County’s positivity rate has dipped below 5% for the first time since  June– reporting 36 cases out for 725 test results, 4.97%,…

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Has Escambia turned the COVID corner?

  With students returning to schools in Escambia County, the Florida Department of Health reported the lowest positivity rate for the county since Sunday, June…

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