Molino Reports First COVID-19 Case, Escambia Cases Up By Seven

April 5, 2020


The number of Escambia County COVID-19 cases increased by seven, including the first case in Molino, according to the Sunday evening report from the Florida Department of Health. Cases in Santa Rosa County were up by five.

The first COVID-19 death in Escambia County was reported Saturday morning — a 75-year old female. There have been two fatalities in Santa Rosa County.

As of Sunday, the number of cases in Escambia County was 125 with nine in the hospital. There were 53 cases in Santa Rosa County with eight hospitalized.

Statewide, there were 12,151 cases including 11,764 Florida residents. There were 1,490 in the hospital and 218 deaths.

Escambia County cases:

  • Total cases — 125 (+7 since Saturday)
  • Pensacola — 90
  • Cantonment — 19
  • Bellview — 5
  • Perdido Key — 1
  • Molino – 1
  • Century — 1
  • Residents: 118
  • Nonresidents — 7
  • Hospitalizations:  9
  • Deaths — 1
  • Men — 66
  • Women — 60
  • Youngest: 2
  • Oldest: 94

Santa Rosa County cases:

  • Total cases — 55 (+5  since Saturday)
  • Milton — 18
  • Navarre — 15
  • Gulf Breeze — 12
  • Pace — 5
  • Jay — 1
  • Residents: 48
  • Nonresidents — 0
  • Hospitalizations — 8
  • Deaths — 2
  • Men — 31
  • Women — 22
  • Youngest: 2 months
  • Oldest: 81

Florida cases:

  • Total cases: 12,151
  • Florida residents: 11,764
  • Deaths — 218
  • Hospitalized — 1,490


9 Responses to “Molino Reports First COVID-19 Case, Escambia Cases Up By Seven”

  1. Debra on April 5th, 2020 9:00 pm

    Happy the Bingo hall finally closed last week Friday .just three days ago..should have closed before than but..

  2. Old Guy on April 5th, 2020 6:57 pm

    All public schools in Florida are closed through May 1, meaning that May 4 would be the earliest possible date students could return to their schools.

  3. Debbie on April 5th, 2020 5:21 pm

    @Concerned….if we all stay home like they have ask us to our chances of contacting this person or any of the others that are infected are very slim. I have been out twice in over a month , to the Dr. and grocery store ( with a homemade mask ). As soon as you get in your vehicle sanitize your hands then when home change clothes and wash off with soap after placing clothes in washer. It’s really scary out there but everyone needs to just STAY OUT OF THE PUBLIC. I truly am not trying to be a smart a_ _ but it seems like some people just don’t get it. How many have you heard say they are going to live their life as usual ? Those are the ones you need to fear. Those are the ones that will harm the rest of us. This is just my opinion , no one has to agree.
    Also I would like to say ..Thanks William Reynolds for your reporting here . I know I can come here and get the latest updates.

  4. lzhome on April 5th, 2020 5:17 pm

    We in Molino do live in a small community but we all should conduct our lives as if everyone we meet are COVID-19 positive. To the question of how do we know if we had contact with this person, I’m assuming the officials are contacting people that had the contact. But this is an imperfect system at best.

  5. Concerned on April 5th, 2020 4:11 pm

    How do we know if we’ve came in contact with the person since Molino is a small community?

  6. Kenzie on April 5th, 2020 1:22 pm

    Does anyone know if Santa Rosa county schools will continue to be closed.

  7. Who knows on April 5th, 2020 1:06 pm

    I’m just curious how many have been tested and are these individuals self quarantine because they absolutely are sick with some virus/flu

  8. William Reynolds on April 5th, 2020 12:49 pm

    >>Can we have recovered stats as well?

    We would, but a the Florida Department of Health is not assimilating recovered numbers. There are no recovered numbers for Florida, certainly not to say that no one has recovered.

  9. Kinsey Milner on April 5th, 2020 12:33 pm

    Can we have recovered stats as well?

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