Indian River County Coronavirus Update: 11 Confirmed Cases

Coronavirus update for Indian River County.
Coronavirus update for Indian River County.

There are now 11 confirmed coronavirus cases in Indian River County, health officials said. Brevard County, the next county north of Sebastian, now has 9 confirmed coronavirus cases.

There is one patient being hospitalized in the county. We do not know the cities of where these patients are from, as the health department will not release this information at this time.

Out of the 11 patients, only 1 was not a resident in Indian River County. There are four men, and seven women. Six of the cases are travel-related.

There are no deaths in the county at this time caused by COVID-19.

The average age in the Indian River County cases so far is 59. Right now, all patients are between 25 and 84 years of age.

Coronavirus in Florida

Florida now has 1,412 active coronavirus cases and 17 deaths. About 1,237 people are being monitored in the state of Florida at this time.

About 13,127 Floridians tested negative for coronavirus. There are 1,008 cases still pending.

Coronavirus in the United States, and Around the World

In the United States, there are over 46,485 active cases of coronavirus, and 591 deaths. The United States now has more cases than Spain, and 17,442 cases less than Italy.

Coronavirus in the World

Around the world, there are over 395,647 cases of coronavirus and over 17,000 deaths. More than 103,000 people have recovered from the virus worldwide.

Coronavirus Testing in Indian River County

Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital is now offering testing for coronavirus in Indian River County. They are providing drive-through testing by appointments from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week. To make an appointment, call the hospital at 772-226-4846.

Sebastian Daily will continue to provide future updates on the coronavirus.

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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland and raised in Jupiter, Florida. Andy has been a radio & TV personality since the 1980s. He has worked for WLIZ, WFLX-FOX 29, WIRK, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and WJNO to name a few. After spending 7 years in Atlanta, Georgia during the 1990s, Andy returned to Florida and settled in the small town of Sebastian in 2000. In 2005, he returned to the broadcasting news sector and eventually joined our news team in 2016 as editor in chief. Andy's family has lived in Sebastian for more than 45 years.