Coronavirus new cases drop slightly over the weekend in Florida

Coronavirus update in Indian River County and Brevard County, Florida.
Coronavirus update in Indian River County and Brevard County, Florida.

This is an update on coronavirus cases in Indian River County and Brevard County. The number of new cases in Florida dropped over the weekend.

Yesterday, Governor Andrew Cuomo says he wants to reopen NY as soon as possible while meeting with other states. Florida is about 10 days behind New York.

Sebastian Mayor Ed Dodd will join us during our newscast this afternoon from our YouTube channel to talk about the parks and boat ramps.

Local:

  • Sebastian: 7 cases
  • Fellsmere: 1 case
  • Malabar: 1 case
  • Grant-Valkaria: 1 case
  • Barefoot Bay: 1 case
  • Micco: 0 cases
  • Vero Beach: 50 cases

Indian River County has a population of 154,000. The patients are 59% men and 41% women between the ages of 8 to 94.

Indian River County Coronavirus Cases

  • Cases: 75 (8 non-residents)
  • Deaths: 1
  • Tested Negative: 1,015
  • Hospitalizations: 20

Brevard County has a population of 590,000. The patients are 50% men and 50% women between the ages of 1 to 94.

Brevard County Coronavirus Cases

  • Cases: 140 (6 non-residents)
  • Deaths: 5
  • Tested Negative: 2,628
  • Hospitalizations: 35

The total number of cases, deaths, and people who have tested negative in Florida.

Florida

  • Cases: 20,601 (566 non-Florida residents)
  • Deaths: 470
  • Tested Negative: 175,606
  • Hospitalizations: 2,694

Here’s some data on the number of new cases per day in Florida:

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  • 3/24 – 286 cases
  • 3/25 – 504 cases
  • 3/26 – 546 cases
  • 3/27 – 678 cases
  • 3/28 – 737 cases
  • 3/29 – 903 cases
  • 3/30 – 875 cases
  • 3/31 – 938 cases
  • 4/1 – 1,044 cases
  • 4/2 – 1,288 cases
  • 4/3 – 1,310 cases
  • 4/4 – 1,167 cases
  • 4/5 – 774 cases
  • 4/6 – 1,196 cases
  • 4/7 – 1,045 cases
  • 4/8 – 1,078 cases
  • 4/9 – 1,060 cases
  • 4/10 – 1,120 cases
  • 4/11 – 1,103 cases
  • 4/12 – 842 cases

So far, the new cases in Florida peaked on April 2nd and April 3rd. The curve may be flattening in Florida.

United States

The total number of cases, deaths, and people who have recovered from the virus in the United States.

  • Cases: 558,526
  • Deaths: 22,146
  • Recoveries: 42,018

Global

The total number of cases, deaths, and people who have recovered from the virus around the world.

  • Cases: 1,870,076
  • Deaths: 116,052
  • Recoveries: 441,323

Sebastian

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.

For now, if you are 65 or older, or have an illness or chronic condition, please stay home.

If you need need groceries or other items delivered to your home, call Blue River Delivery at 772-643-6880.

Sebastian Daily will continue to provide future updates on COVID-19 for Sebastian City Limits and Indian River County.


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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland, and raised 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 2002, he permanently moved back to 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.