Escambia 223 new cases, three more deaths

Escambia County has 223 more COVID-19 deaths – the third 200+ day this week – and three more deaths – bringing death toll to 76. Florida surpasses 400K cases.

For July, Escambia has had 32 deaths. From March-May, the county only had 33 deaths.

Of the new cases, 215 were Florida residents; 17 connected to nursing homes – new total 522.  The median age is 44 and positivity rate 12.7% for 1,674 test results.

Hospitalizations increased by 14 – total 320:

Thursday, July 16: 257 total hospitalizations

Thursday, July 9: 170 total hospitalizations

Thursday, July 2: 101 total hospitalizations

Thursday, June 25: 87 total hospitalizations

Among the new cases, 15 were the 5-14 age group, total 226  – an increase of 129 cases since July 10 – up 133%.  For the 0-4 age group, 4 new cases, total 73 – an increase of 37 cases  – doubling the July 10 YTD total of 36.

The county jail tested seven more inmates – maybe the females who wrote Inweekly yesterday – and the positivity rate for the 189 test results received is 71.4%.  The jail have over 1,400 inmates on average – only about 14% have been tested.

as of July 24 7/22/20 7/22/20 Increase
Total Cases        389,888    402,312     12,424
Fla Residents        385,091    397,470     12,379
Non-Fla.            4,777        4,842            65
Deaths Per DOH            5,518        5,653          135
Escambia            6,461        6,684          223
Okaloosa            2,134        2,202            68
Santa Rosa            2,147        2,288          141

 

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