ECHA releases bi-weekly report
The number of COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the county. According to the Alabama Department of Public Health, 571 cases have been confirmed in Escambia County at approximately 10 a.m. Friday morning. At D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital 66 cases of the virus have been confirmed within the facility. Currently there are 53 cases pending at this time. Due to the rise in cases, Gov. Kay Ivey issued a statewide mask mandate that went into effect Thursday at 5 p.m. This new guideline was added to the Safer at Home Order that will expire on July 31 at 5 p.m.
The information released by the Escambia County Healthcare Authority is reported below: