Six More Deaths, 460 New COVID-19 Cases Reported In Escambia County

January 7, 2021

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Six additional COVID-19 deaths and 460 new cases were reported Wednesday in Escambia County by the Florida Department of Health.

Here is the latest data:

Escambia County cases:

Total cases: 24,062 (+460)
Non-Florida residents: 2,603
Total deaths: 393 (+6)
Long-term care facility deaths : 171 (+1)
Current hospitalizations: 268 (+1)
Number of tests reported last day: 691
Percent positive reported last day: 22.5%
Percent positive reported last week: 17.8%

Escambia County cases by location*:

Pensacola: 17,620 (+323)
Cantonment: 2,134 (+61)
Century: 1,039 (+4)
—-including 774 Century prison inmates
Molino: 292 (+8)
McDavid: 149 (+3)
Walnut Hill: 42
Bellview: 33
Perdido Key: 17
Gonzalez: 11

Santa Rosa County cases:

Total cases: 12,088 (+212)
Non-Florida residents: 152
Total deaths: 142 (+5)
Long-term care facility deaths: 29 (+1)
Cumulative Hospitalizations: 579*
Number of tests reported day: 298
Percent positive reported last day: 25.9%

Santa Rosa County cases by location*:

Milton: 5,865 (+102)
Navarre: 2,375 (+34)
Gulf Breeze: 2,146 (+37)
Pace: 936 (+27)
Jay: 351 (+9)
Bagdad: 26

Florida cases:

Total cases: 1,409,906
Florida residents: 1,385,040
Deaths: 22,317
Hospitalizations: 64,321*

*“Hospitalizations” in the statewide and Santa Rosa County totals is a count of all laboratory confirmed cases in which an inpatient hospitalization occurred at any time during the course of illness. Most of these people are longer be hospitalized. The FDOH does not provide a count of patients currently hospitalized. The Escambia County number is current data compiled each day from the local hospitals.

**On cases by location, the city is based upon zip code and is not always received as part of the initial notification. There may be a delay in reporting locations as a result, and locations will not total the daily case increase as a result.

***The Florida Department of Health does not have a clear standard or definition of “recovered” and does not report a number of recovered individuals.

**Data Sources: Florida Department of Health, Escambia County, City of Pensacola, local hospitals.

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