Axios reports of the 20 U.S. metro areas with the highest daily case growth, nine are in Florida, according to Nephron Research. Pensacola is among those nine hot spots: “Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers-Cape Coral, Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, West Palm Beach-Boca Raton, Sarasota-Bradenton, Jacksonville and Pensacola are also in the top 20 metro areas, as of July 12.”
Escambia County has one more death (now 55 total) and 262 new cases – 226 are Florida residents, 16 tied to nursing homes, one to correctional, median age of 39 and positivity rate of 14.3% on 1,576 test results.
FDOH reports hospitalizations have increased by 17 to 221.
On June 30, Escambia County had a year-to-date total of 1,612 Florida residents with COVID-19 – covering 106 days. For the month of July (1-14), the county has 2,445 infected Florida residents.
On June 30, Escambia County had year-to-date 94 hospitalizations – less than one a day. For the month of July (1-14), the county has 127 new hospitalizations – nine per day.
This data is from the Florida Dept. of Health website.
Santa Rosa had its largest single day for new cases – 109 Florida residents. Positivity rate 14.7% and median age 35.
|as of July 15||7/13/20||7/14/20||Increase|
|Deaths Per DOH||4,521||112|