2 new COVID-19 deaths in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties Wednesday raise total deaths to 81From staff reports
Published 5:58 PM EDT Jul 22, 2020Two new deaths connected with the coronavirus were reported Wednesday in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties, growing the death toll in the 2 counties approximately 81 state residents.An 89-year-old man in Escambia County and an 85-year-old male in Santa Rosa County have actually passed away from issues caused by COVID-19, according to the Florida Department of Health.Prior to Wednesday, the state had actually reported three successive days of three deaths in between the 2 counties. Almost 20% of all reported COVID-19 deaths amongst state locals in both counties have been reported in the last 8 days. Sixteen more deaths were reported because time period.Escambia Countys cumulative deaths considering that the start of the pandemic are now at 63 state homeowners. The state has furthermore reported 4 non-Florida resident deaths in Escambia County.Nearly 70% of Escambia Countys deaths among state homeowners have been residents or personnel of long-term care centers (44 people). Santa Rosa Countys death toll due to COVID-19 is now at 18 individuals. That includes 7 inmates at the Blackwater River Correctional Facility in Milton and two deaths in long-lasting care.On Wednesday, Escambia Countys cumulative coronavirus cases reached 6,302 as another 228 new cases were reported. Santa Rosa County included 72 more cases to reach an overall of 2,090 given that the start of the pandemic.The median age for an individual with COVID-19 in both counties was 37 on Wednesday.As of Wednesday, 11% of the 56,792 individuals checked for the virus in Escambia County have been positive, according to the state. In Santa Rosa County, 10% of the 21,325 tested have been positive.Latest hospitalizations in Escambia and Santa Rosa countiesThe number of patients with COVID-19 being treated in Escambia County healthcare facilities on Wednesday dropped to 230, according to figures reported by Ascension Sacred Heart, Baptist and West Florida hospitals to the city of Pensacola and Escambia County.Thats a decline of 14 individuals from the 244 hospitalized in the county Tuesday. Daily COVID-19 hospitalizations reached a high of 246 on Monday.The variety of presently hospitalized COVID-19 clients in Santa Rosa County is not being assembled. Information from the Florida Department of Health reveals a cumulative total of 122 people with COVID-19 have actually been hospitalized in Santa Rosa County considering that the pandemic began. That figure marks a boost of eight people from Tuesday.Escambia County on Wednesday early morning had 309 available medical facility beds and Santa Rosa County had 206, according to the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration.Nine of the 130 adult ICU beds in Escambia County were available Wednesday early morning, and 10 of Santa Rosa Countys 21 adult ICU beds were open.Florida reports 139 deaths and 9,785 new COVID-19 casesFlorida reported 139 deaths among state residents connected with the novel coronavirus Wednesday, the highest given that a record 156 on July 16. The 139 new COVID-19 deaths increased the states cumulative total to 5,345. In the previous 7 days, Florida has verified 824 resident deaths associated with COVID-19. The Florida Department of Health also reported 9,785 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, increasing the states total to 379,619. Wednesday was the 29th consecutive day with at least 5,000 positive cases statewide. The variety of Florida residents hospitalized with COVID-19 increased to 22,243 given that the pandemic started. The Department of Health notes the total figure is cumulative and does not show the variety of COVID-19 clients presently in hospitals.The states Phase 2 resuming began on June 5, at which time there were 61,488 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Bars were closed for the second time throughout the pandemic June 26 to attempt to limit the spread of the virus. The cumulative percentage of people testing positive for COVID-19 in Florida increased to 12.02% Wednesday.Breaking down cases in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties ** The Florida Department of Health is launching the areas where confirmed cases are situated to offer a wider appearance at locations where the infection has actually spread out. The places are based upon ZIP code. Released 5:58 PM EDT Jul 22, 2020This content was originally released here.
Published 5:58 PM EDT Jul 22, 2020Two new deaths associated with the coronavirus were reported Wednesday in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties, growing the death toll in the 2 counties up to 81 state residents.An 89-year-old guy in Escambia County and an 85-year-old man in Santa Rosa County have died from problems caused by COVID-19, according to the Florida Department of Health.Prior to Wednesday, the state had reported three successive days of three deaths in between the 2 counties. Almost 20% of all reported COVID-19 deaths among state locals in both counties have actually been reported in the last 8 days. Sixteen more deaths were reported in that time period.Escambia Countys cumulative deaths given that the start of the pandemic are now at 63 state locals. The state has actually in addition reported 4 non-Florida resident deaths in Escambia County.Nearly 70% of Escambia Countys deaths among state residents have actually been citizens or personnel of long-lasting care centers (44 people).