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 past two weeks – 6.78%.

Escambia County had six more deaths reported, bringing death toll to 170. Hospitalizations increased by 16, new total 670.  The positivity rate for Aug. 19 was 6.79% – the first time the county has been close to the state’s rate. For the month of August, the rate is 12.9% for Escambia County.

Of the new cases, 93 were Florida residents, 27 tied to nursing homes and five to the Century state prison.

as of Aug 20 8/18/20 8/19/20 Increase
Total Cases       584,047       588,602     4,555
Fla Residents       577,891       582,407     4,516
Deaths           9,932         10,049        117
Escambia         10,499         10,595          96
Fla Residents           9,559           9,652          93
Deaths              164              170            6
Hospitalizations              654              670          16
LTC              963              990          27
Corrections              849              854            5
Positivity 9.9% 6.8% -3.1%
Santa Rosa           4,303           4,341          38
Fla Residents           4,263           4,301          38
Deaths                50                53            3
Hospitalizations              236              239            3
LTC              237              238            1
Corrections           1,005           1,006            1
Positivity 12.1% 12.1% 0.0%
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  1. From FDOH daily summary for 8/21:

    Highest number of tests reported on 8/21 statewide for over two weeks – 83,790.
    Positive rate statewide on 8/21 – 4.89%.

    Positive rate for Escambia – 6.5
    Average positive rate for Escambia over last week – 7.62

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