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00000177-b32b-d5f4-a5ff-bbfb6e660000Here is the information you need to know about COVID-19 in Northwest Florida. We will keep this post updated with the latest information from local, and statewide agencies. For inforamtion from Centers for Disease Control and prevention: cdc.gov/coronavirusFor updates on Florida cases of coronavirus, visit the FDOH dashboard.The COVID-19 call center is available at 24/7 at 1-866-779-6121

Coronavirus Live Blog: Week Of Nov. 9

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Friday, Nov. 13

6,787 New Cases Added To The State

The new case positivity rate for Florida is at 7.95%. 

As of November 13, 870,552 individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 in Florida. For more information, visit the FDOH Covid-19 page.

Thrusday, Nov. 12

As of 2 p.m., Escambia County has had 14,748 positive COVID-19 cases.  The total number of COVID-19-related deaths in Escambia County residents is 284 individuals.

Tuesday, Nov. 10

State Positivity Rate Rises to 8.34%

The positivity rate for new cases rose from 8.03% to 8.34% according to the latest data from FDOH released today. There were 4,316 new cases reported as of today. 

Flu Vaccnation Drive-Thru Open Next Week

Where: FDOH-Escambia Downtown Center, 1300 West Gregory Street, Pensacola, FL Use drive-thru entrance on West Wright Street between North G Street and North H Street.

When: Wednesday, November 18, 2020 open 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Who: Adults 19+ with no known egg allergies are eligible for vaccinations, while supplies last.

More info: Drive-thru, no appointment needed. Cloth face coverings are required to receive a vaccination.  Each person who needs to be vaccinated must be seated next to a working window with their upper arm easily accessible. There may be significant wait times. Prepare by having a full tank of gas and make sure the vehicle has working air conditioning. All passengers must stay inside vehicles from arrival to departure.

Monday, Nov. 9 

Escambia Death Toll at 275

As of 2 p.m., Escambia County has had 14,334 positive COVID-19 cases.  The total number of COVID-19-related deaths in Escambia County residents is 275 individuals.