5 Confirmed Coronavirus Cases in Indian River County

New coronavirus cases in Indian River County and Brevard County.
New coronavirus cases in Indian River County and Brevard County.

There are now five confirmed coronavirus cases in Indian River County, health officials tell Sebastian Daily.

All five patients are residents in Indian River County, two men, and three women. Two of the cases are travel-related.

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

County officials earlier said 43 people have tested negative, and 9 tests are still pending. Only one person is being monitored at this time.

The average age in the Indian River County cases so far is 63. Right now, all patients are between 30 and 84 years of age.

Florida now has 763 active coronavirus cases and 12 deaths. About 1,080 people are being monitored in the state of Florida at this time.

In Florida, there are 763 cases, and approximately 7,570 tested negative for coronavirus. There are 1,005 cases still pending.

In the United States, there are almost 24,000 active cases of coronavirus, and approximately 171 people recovered. There have been 301 deaths in the United States.

Around the world, there are over 303,000 cases of coronavirus and almost 13,000 deaths. About 92,000 people have recovered the virus worldwide.

The Sebastian Municipal Golf Course will be open for Sunday, March 22.

Also on Saturday, officials announced that all Indian River County beaches will close at the end of the day Sunday amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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

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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland. When he was age 9, his parents moved to Jupiter, Florida. Andy spent several years at various radio & television stations in Florida such as WLIZ, WFLX-FOX 29, WIRK, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and WJNO to name a few. In 1994, Andy made a career change to computer programming and worked for several technology companies (two are Fortune 500) in Atlanta, Georgia. However, Andy returned to Florida and settled in the small town of Sebastian in 2002. 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.