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COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Per the DOH Dashboard – 11:30 a.m. March 31, Escambia went up 51 cases in the past 24 hours. The state is up 865 cases…

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COVID-19: Tuesday mid-morning update

Mayor Defends Hospital Leaders At yesterday’s presser, Pensacola Mayor Grover Robinson addressed the smear campaign at the county to discredit local health care leaders. Inweekly:…

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Brownsville COVID-19 testing site suspended for severe weather

The drive-through and walk-up COVID-19 testing site at Brownsville Community Center, located at 3200 W. De Soto St., will be closed Tuesday, March 31 due to…

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Presser Notes: Five Percent and Better on the Bluffs

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly Nudging down a bit, the Pensacola area’s percentage of COVID-19 tests yielding positive results is running about five percent. “Glad to…

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Escambia makes Top 12 COVID-19 list

As of 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 30,  Escambia County moved into the Top 12 list of Florida counties with positive COVID-19 cases. Escambia has the…

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‘Northern tier’ college blames COVID-19 on warm Southern beaches, Escambia positives double

A group of students from the University of Wisconsin – Madison have tested positive for coronavirus after a spring break trip to Alabama’s beaches. The…

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Latest local numbers

From Mayor Grover Robinson: Just received from Sacred Heart for their drive in. 3/30 4:55 PM 2,276 total test taken 1,879 test returned. 99 positive…

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DeSantis pushes ‘Safe At Home’ for the warmest part of the state, south Florida

By Jim Turner, News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis is imposing a regional “safer at home” set of guidelines for Southeast Florida…

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Mythbuster: Our climate does not make Escambia less conducive to COVID-19

Escambia County Commissioner Doug Underhill sent out a mass email to county voters from his voteunderhill@gmail.com account that states: “Our environment is not as conducive to…

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