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COVID-19: 5 additional cases reported since June 15

The Escambia County Healthcare Authority announced June 22 that 1,652 cases of COVID-19 have been reported out of its two hospitals.

The latest number is an increase of five cases since the June 15 report. The ECHA is releasing its COVID-19 report every Tuesday.

According to a release, 975 (even) cases have been reported out of Atmore Community Hospital, and 677 (plus five) from D.W. McMillan Memorial in Brewton since the last update.

At ACH, 4,851 specimens have been collected, 3,828 have been negative with zero pending and 48 inconclusive.

At DWM, 4,466 specimens have been collected with 3,751 negative results, one pending and 32 inconclusive.

According to the Alabama Department of Public Health, 4,018 confirmed cases have been reported out of Escambia County. Some 773 specimens have been collected over the last 14 days.

Eighty people have died in the county.

The numbers are updated biweekly to help reflect current case numbers from the ECHA. Due to the timing of the informatin, the numbers may differe from the numbers on the ADPH’s website.

Confirmed cases are recorded by public health officials in the patient’s county of residence.