FDOH Reports 32 New COVID-19 Cases, No New Deaths In Escambia County

February 23, 2021


No new COVID-19 deaths and 32 new cases were reported Monday in Escambia County by the Florida Department of Health.

Note: A much lower than normal number of test results were reported on Monday.

Here is the latest data:

Escambia County cases:

Total cases: 33,242 (+32)
Non-Florida residents: 3,441
Recovered: 30,849*
Total deaths: 608
Long-term care facility deaths: 262
Current hospitalizations: 102 (-2)
Number of tests reported last day: 348
Percent positive reported last day:  8.2%
Percent positive reported last week: 6.2%

Escambia County cases by location*:

Pensacola: 24,765 (+15)
Cantonment: 3,001 (+1)
Century: 1,139
—-including 774 Century prison inmates
Molino: 460 (+2)
McDavid: 198
Bellview: 56
Walnut Hill: 51 (+1)
Perdido Key: 21
Gonzalez: 12

Santa Rosa County cases:

Total cases: 16,824 (+23)
Non-Florida residents: 211
Total deaths: 251
Long-term care facility deaths: 76
Cumulative Hospitalizations: 765*
Number of tests reported last day: 164
Percent positive reported last day: 12.8%

Santa Rosa County cases by location*:

Milton: 8,056 (+7)
Navarre: 3,434 (+11)
Gulf Breeze: 3,138 (+3)
Pace: 1,335 (+1)
Jay: 519 (+1)
Bagdad: 31

Florida cases:

Total cases: 1,872,923
Florida residents: 1,838,745
Deaths: 30,065
Hospitalizations: 77,904*

*“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, 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. Escambia County is reporting an approximate recovery number defined as the total cases prior to last month, minus deaths. In other words, anyone that tested positive more than a month ago is presumed to have recovered by Escambia County.

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


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