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Up 18: ECHA releases county COVID-19 update

The Escambia County Healthcare Authority announced today there have been 112 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported out of its two hospitals in the county.

The latest numbers reported included an increase of 18 cases from June 23.

According to ECHA’s biweekly update, there have been 92 confirmed cases reported at Atmore Community Hospital, and 20 cases at D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital.

At ACH, 772 specimens have been collected with 633 negative results, 45 pending and two inconclusive.

At DWM, 406 specimens have been collected with 360 negative results, 25 pending and one inconclusive.
The ECHA updates these numbers twice a week to reflect current case numbers. Due to the timing of the information, the numbers may differ from the numbers on the Alabama Department of Public Health’s website.

According to the ADPH, there have been 190 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported with 2,078 specimens collected and six confirmed deaths in Escambia County, Ala.