ECHA releases latest COVID-19 numbers

Published 10:23 am Friday, August 28, 2020

The Escambia County Healthcare Authority released its latest COVID-19 numbers from its two hospitals.

There have been 744 reported cases of the coronavirus from both hospitals.

Five-hundred-and-fourteen cases have been reported out of Atmore Community Hospital, while 230 have been reported out of D.W. McMillan Memorial.

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At ACH, 2,387 specimens have been collected with 1,814 negative results, 19 pending and 40 inconclusive.

At DWM, 1,134 specimens have been collected with 863 negative results, 17 pending and 24 inconclusive.

According to the Alabama Department of Public Health, there have been 1,194 confirmed cases in Escambia County with 21 confirmed patient deaths.

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.