Florida continues to approach 300K COVID cases with 12,624 today and 11.4% positivity.
Escambia County had 189 new cases – 179 Florida residents, five tied to nursing homes (2.8%), one in correctional, median age of 40 and positivity rate of 12.8% on 1,402 test results. The county had one more death.
FDOH has shaded the county the same color as other heavily infected counties such as Duval Dade, Broward and Orange – Escambia is the outlier in the Panhandle
New Orleans reports 67 new COVID cases – out of 1095 tests, 6.1% positivity. Who would have thought Escambia County would ever have more positive cases than New Orleans?
If the two-week incubation period holds, Escambia County should begin to see the Fourth of July infections in this week’s figures.
|as of July 13||7/11/20||7/12/20||Increase|
|Deaths Per DOH||4,277||35|