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DeSantis want to get to ‘yes’ on bars

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis said he hopes to give Floridians the “ability to have some enjoyment…

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Escambia may be ready for Phase 3

Escambia County has 48 new cases and one death reported today.  The positivity rate since Sunday has been below 5%. The last time the positivity…

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Corrections must have discovered how to test inmates

Through the month of August, Escambia County Corrections Chief Rich Powell and County Administrator Janice Gilley repeatedly told the county commissioners that only a handful…

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Escambia: Positivity rate goes below 4%

Escambia County had 56 more COVID-19 cases reported and one additional death.  The positivity rate for 1,315 tests was only 3.75%-the lowest daily rate in…

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DeSantis issues order on nursing home visitations

Yesterday, at Governor DeSantis’ direction, Florida Division of Emergency Management Director and State Coordinating Officer Jared Moskowitz issued an Emergency Order that lifts restrictions for…

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Partial data from FDOH on COVID

The Florida Department of Health still hasn’t released its county reports, but we pulled these stats off the DOH Dashboard. Escambia County had 73 new…

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DeSantis to allow nursing home visitations

At his daily press conference, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that he will allow visits to nursing homes under certain conditions. Facilities must be virus free…

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State slow to release COVID numbers, fires lab

The state is running a hour late in posting the COVID-19 numbers for Monday, Aug. 31. The media has received notification that the state is…

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Road Camp scare does not lead to more testing

Inweekly reported this morning that Escambia County Corrections suspended its inmate road crews after an inmate tested positive for COVID-19. Apparently the new case didn’t…

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