Escambia COVID cases more than double

The Florida Department of Health reports Escambia County had 1,627 new COVID-19 cases – a jump of 115% over the previous week. The positivity rate is 26%, up five percentage points.

Baptist, Ascension Sacred Heart and West Florida hospitals yesterday reported a combined 160 COVID-19 hospitalizations.

For the same week in 2020, Escambia County had 1,054 new cases and a positivity rate of 11.8%.

Week Ended
July 8 New Cases: 208 Positivity Rate: 10.2%

July 15 New Cases: 390 Positivity Rate: 13.6%

July 22 New Cases: 757 Positivity Rate: 19.9%

July 29: New Cases 1,627 Positivity Rate: 26%

From July 22-July 29: 114.9% jump in new cases

From July 8-July 22: 682%



1 thought on “Escambia COVID cases more than double

  1. Good to see Governor DeathSantis is leaning in on big government control of local decisions. Very good indicator of his adherence to the republican principles of small central government.

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