Two More Deaths Reported In Escambia County, Alabama, As COVID-19 Cases Double In Two Weeks

July 8, 2020

The number of COVID-19 cases in Escambia County, Alabama, have more than doubled in the past two weeks with two additional deaths, according to data Tuesday night from the Alabama Department of Health.

There have been 411 confirmed confirmed cases, with 238 of those reported from 1,035 tests in the the last 14 days for a positivity rate of 23%.

There have been a total of eight confirmed COVID-19 deaths in the county.

The Escambia County (AL) Healthcare Authority reports 204 positive cases from 1,163 tests at Atmore Community Hospital and 42 cases from 477 tests at D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital in Brewton in data released Tuesday.

Pictured: Atmore Community Hospital. photo, click to enlarge.


2 Responses to “Two More Deaths Reported In Escambia County, Alabama, As COVID-19 Cases Double In Two Weeks”

  1. Educator on July 9th, 2020 7:46 am

    Parents will have an option for the education of their children. If parents want to keep children home, the virtual option will be available. For parents that do want children to return, they will have that option. Schools are taking extra precautions for those that choose to return.

  2. Susan Barnes on July 8th, 2020 2:02 am

    I sure wish our school officials would look at these numbers that are up and please reconsider sending all our children back to school please pray over it

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