Health officials are reporting 20 confirmed coronavirus cases in Indian River County. 2 patients are non-residents.
The Indian River County patients are 10 men and 10 women between the ages of 25 to 84. The average age is 56. There are 2 people hospitalized, and no deaths.
About 218 people tested negative in Indian River County.
Cleveland Clinic, Indian River Hospital, is 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.
Florida now has 4,950 total cases (4,768 are residents, 182 are non-Florida residents), and there have been 60 deaths. About 44,048 people have tested negative in Florida. Over 633 people are hospitalized in the state.
Here’s some data on the number of new cases per day in Florida:
- 3/24 – 286 cases
- 3/25 – 504 cases
- 3/26 – 546 cases
- 3/27 – 678 cases
- 3/28 – 737 cases
- 3/29 – 806 cases (UPDATED: so far today)
So far, the new cases in Florida peaked on Sunday, March 29, 2020.
According to numbers by the CDC, there are 139,675 cases, and there have been 2,436 deaths.
In just one day, the number of people recovering from the virus is 2,661 in the United States. New York has the most cases of coronavirus, totaling almost 60,000 confirmed.
Around the world, there are over 718,685 cases of coronavirus and over 33,881 deaths. Approximately 149,076 people have recovered from the virus worldwide.
The City of Sebastian is warning people to practice social distancing or they will close parks and boat ramps.
Sebastian Daily will continue to provide future updates on the coronavirus.