12 Cases in Indian River County as Florida Cases Increase

Indian River County Coronavirus Cases
Indian River County Coronavirus Cases

There are now 12 confirmed coronavirus cases in Indian River County, health officials said. Brevard County, the next county north of Sebastian, now has 11 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.

About 94 people in Indian River County tested negative for the virus.

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 has 215 more coronavirus cases than yesterday, totaling 1,682 with 22 deaths. About 1,439 people are being monitored in the state of Florida at this time.

About 15,374 Floridians tested negative for coronavirus. There are 1,233 cases still pending.

Coronavirus in the United States, and Around the World

In the United States, there are over 55,243 active cases of coronavirus, and 802 deaths. The United States now has more cases than Spain, and 13,933 cases less than Italy.

Coronavirus in the World

Around the world, there are over 438,749 cases of coronavirus and over 19,000 deaths. Nearly 112,000 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 grew up living on the Loxahatchee River in Jupiter, Florida. He has been a radio and TV personality since the mid-1980s. He has worked for WFLX-TV (Fox 29), WIRK, WLIZ, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and others. In 1994, Andy took a break from broadcasting and was a software and systems engineer for various companies in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2002, he moved back to Florida and settled in Sebastian, where Andy's family has lived for over 45 years. He returned to the broadcasting sector in 2005. Andy joined Sebastian Daily as our editor-in-chief in 2016.