One Additional COVID-19 Death Recorded In Escambia County

May 22, 2020

The number of reported COVID-19 deaths in Escambia County increased by one on Friday to 25, as the number of cases increased by a half dozen.

The death of a 76-year old male was not indicated as a long-term care center related fatality, according to the Florida Department of Health.

The number of cases in Escambia County increased by six to 740,, and Santa Rosa was up by one to 198.

Of the 25 deaths in Escambia County, 18 have been long-term care facility residents or staff. There have been eight deaths in Santa Rosa County, seven of those at the Blackwater River Correctional Facility and none in long-term care facilities.

Statewide, there were 49,451 cases including 48,150 Florida residents. There have been 9,117 hospitalizations and 2,190 deaths.

  • Total cases — 740 (+6 since Thursday)
  • Pensacola — 545
  • Cantonment — 48
  • Bellview — 6
  • Perdido Key — 1
  • McDavid/Walnut Hill — 1
  • Molino – 4
  • Century — 2
  • Hospitalizations:  63*
  • Deaths — 25
  • Male — 255
  • Female — 355
  • Youngest — 0
  • Oldest — 105

Santa Rosa County cases:

  • Total cases — 199 (+1 since Thursday)
  • Milton — 119
  • Navarre — 35
  • Gulf Breeze — 26
  • Pace — 16
  • Jay — 2
  • Residents: 129
  • Nonresidents — 1
  • Hospitalizations — 23*
  • Deaths — 9
  • Male — 135
  • Female — 60
  • Youngest — 2 months
  • Oldest — 94

Florida cases:

  • Total cases — 49,451
  • Florida residents — 48,150
  • Deaths — 2,190
  • Hospitalizations — 9,117*

*“Hospitalizations” is a count of all laboratory confirmed cases in which an inpatient hospitalization occurred at any time during the course of illness. These people may no longer be hospitalized. This number does not represent the number of COVID-19 positive persons currently hospitalized. The FDOH does not provide a count of patients currently hospitalized.

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