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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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Buzz: Local Census office shutdowns due to COVID case

Inweekly has heard the local U.S. Census office closed down yesterday after a worker tested positive for COVID-19.  One staffer told us, “We were given…

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Florida has over 10K COVID deaths

Florida has passed the 10K death total, according to the Florida Department of Health as the positivity rate dropped to its lowest level in the…

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CARES Act hidden from public again.

Today, the Escambia Board of County Commissioners meets at 9 a.m. County Administrator Janice Gilley has placed on the agenda: Recommendation Concerning the Escambia CARES…

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Escambia: Five more COVID deaths, 93 new cases

Escambia County had five more COVID deaths reported today and 94 new cases. Of the new cases, 93 were Florida residents, six associated with nursing…

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Escambia deaths and positivity rates rise

  FDOH reported seven more COVID-19 deaths for Escambia County. The positivity rate for Aug. 17 was 11.2% for 739 test results.  The positivity rate…

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