Last week tough for COVID in Florida. and Escambia

Florida ended last week with 10,059 new COVID cases, topping 200K cases.   On June 5, Florida only had 61,488 cases – reporting a tenth of July 4 cases for the day, 1,305.

Escambia County continued its climb with 212 cases – 194 were Florida residents, none associated with nursing homes, median age 36 and positivity rate 15.2%.  On June 5, Escambia had 871 total cases and reported only five cases for the day.

Last week, FDOH reported Escambia had 1,001 new cases among Florida residents – more than the county had from March 15-June 22. The county had three deaths last week.

Yesterday, the city of Pensacola reported local hospitals had 116 COVID patients – up two from Saturday’s record high.

DOH charts show the weekly count for ER visits for flu-like and COVID-like illnesses rose steeply to their highest counts ever. The percentages of daily ER visits mentioning fever and shortness of breath hit highs over the weekend.

 

as of July 5 7/3/20 7/4/20 Increase
Total Cases 190052 200111 10059
Florida Residents 187,090 197,076 9986
Non-Fla. 2962 3035 73
Deaths 3702 3731 29
Escambia 2597 2809 212
Okaloosa 880 906 26
Santa Rosa 815 876 61

 

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