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COVID-19: 246 cases reported in

The Escambia County Healthcare Authority announced July 7 that there have been 246 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported out of its two hospitals.

The latest numbers reported include an increase of 42 cases since July 3.

According to ECHA’s biweekly update, there have been 204 confirmed cases reported at Atmore Community Hospital, and 42 cases at D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital.

At ACH, 1,163 specimens have been collected with 871 negative results, 86 pending and two inconclusive.

At DWM, 477 specimens have been collected with 426 negative results, eight 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 396 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported with 2,854 specimens collected and six confirmed deaths in Escambia County, Ala.