COVID-19: Only one Escambia case is travel-related and more info


TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Department of Health released updated numbers Monday about the coronavirus in the state. Here are some takeaways:

— 1,171: Number of confirmed cases in Florida.

— 341: Increase in cases since a Sunday morning count.

— 14: Deaths of Florida residents, after a death in Palm Beach County.

— 33: Cases involving residents of long-term care facilities.

— 14: Cases involving residents of long-term care facilities in Duval County.

— 12: Cases involving residents of long-term care facilities in Broward County.

— 45: Percentage of cases involving people ages 30 to 59.

— 37: Percentage of cases involving people 60 and older.

— 47: Counties with confirmed cases.

— 20: Counties without confirmed cases.

— 267: Cases in Miami-Dade County, the largest number in the state.

— 6: Counties with one case each (Bay, Bradford, DeSoto, Gadsden, Jackson and Nassau.)

Source: Florida Department of Health

According to DOH, only one Escambia case is known to be travel-related:

County Age Gender Travel-related Travel detail Contact with confirmed case Date Counted
Escambia 53 M Yes France No 16-Mar
Escambia 48 M No Unknown 22-Mar
Escambia 25 F No Unknown 22-Mar
Escambia 33 Unknown Unknown No 22-Mar
Escambia 51 M Unknown Unknown 22-Mar

Same of the date on the Okaloosa County cases has changed from the 3/21 10 a.m. report:

County Age Gender Travel-related Travel detail Contact with confirmed case Date Counted
Okaloosa 61 F Yes CA, Mexico Yes 9-Mar
Okaloosa 78 F Yes Italy No 17-Mar
Okaloosa 24 F Yes CO,Italy No 18-Mar
Okaloosa 44 F No Unknown 19-Mar
Okaloosa 59 F Yes Europe No 20-Mar
Okaloosa 45 F Yes GA No 20-Mar
Okaloosa 25 M Yes CA No 20-Mar
Okaloosa 47 F Yes NJ, NY No 20-Mar
Okaloosa 83 M No Yes 21-Mar
Okaloosa 82 F No Yes 21-Mar
Okaloosa 66 M No No 21-Mar
Okaloosa 47 M Yes FL, GA. MS, NJ No 22-Mar
Okaloosa 25 F Unknown No 21-Mar
Okaloosa 66 F Yes Japan Yes 4-Mar

Cox Makes Additional Changes Connect2Compete Program for Students Learning from Home

 As the COVID-19 continues to force schools to shift to online learning, Cox is announcing more temporary changes to its low-cost service Connect2Compete. To ensure digital equity for low-income students without internet at home, starting today, Cox is extending its Connect2Compete program for qualifying families from 30 days free to 60 days of free service.  This offer applies to internet customers who enrolled in C2C starting on March 13, and is available to new customers through May 15.  The service is regularly $9.95 a month and comes with a free WiFi modem, which can be drop shipped to a customer’s home for self-installation.

Additional changes include:

  • A speed increase to 50 Mpbs to support families with multiple online devices at once for the next 60 days.
  • First 60 days complementary premium remote helpdesk support to provide peace of mind and ease for technology needs
  • In-home Wi-Fi equipment and self-installation with no additional fees
  • In association with PCs for People, families can purchase discounted refurbished computers.
  • Set up a process to fast track applications for schools who provide a list of eligible students.

Pensacola Beach Restaurants

Here is a list of those offering curbside and/or room service:

  • RedFish Blue Fish
  • Rip Tides
  • Fish Heads
  • H2O
  • Crabs
  • Flounders 
  • Peg Legs 
  • Grand Marlin 
  • Side Lines
  • Hemmingways
  • Casino Beach Bar & Grill