The Florida Department of Health reported this morning that Escambia County has 16 new COVID-19 cases– 53 news cases since Friday, May 29, year-to-date total 844. The county also recorded one more COVID-19 related death – total 34.
The prior seven days, May 23-May 29, Escambia County only had 51 new cases. The week for that, 58 new cases.
The last time Escambia County had more cases over a four-day period was May 1-May4 – when the county opened the beaches and Gov. DeSantis relaxed his safe-at-home order – which saw 89 new cases.
DOH Escambia entered 210 new test results – 7.6% were positive.