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COVID: 3 additional cases reported since July 6 report

The Escambia County Healthcare Authority announced July 13 that 1,671 cases of COVID-19 have been reported out of its two hospitals.

The latest number is an increase of three cases since the July 6 report. The ECHA releases its COVID-19 report every Tuesday.

According to a release, 977 (even) cases have been reported out of Atmore Community Hospital, and 694 (plus three) from D.W. McMillan Memorial in Brewton since the last update.

At ACH, 4,904 specimens have been collected, 3,877 have been negative with zero pending and 48 inconclusive.

At DWM, 4,625 specimens have been collected with 3,891 negative results, zero pending and 32 inconclusive.

According to the Alabama Department of Public Health, 4,050 confirmed cases have been reported out of Escambia County. Some 573 specimens have been collected over the last 14 days.

Eighty-one 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.