COVID-19 cases continue to remain low in Sebastian and Florida

Sebastian, Florida COVID-19 update.
Sebastian, Florida COVID-19 update.

According to data released by the state officials, the number of new COVID-19 cases in Florida are still averaging the same prior to when the state lifted its restrictions and reopened bars.

We are not seeing any “spikes” as a result of Florida reopening.

Hospitalizations in Indian River County also remain low using only a 37 percent capacity, with 15 ICU patients in Cleveland Clinic, and 5 ICU patients at the Sebastian River Medical Center.

In Florida, there are 1,991 patients being hospitalized, a very low number compared to July, August, and September.

The number of deaths related to COVID-19 are also very low statewide.

We still need to wash our hands, social distance, and wear a mask. These guidelines are working in Florida.

Local:

  • Sebastian: 374 cases
  • Roseland: 4 cases
  • Barefoot Bay: 34 cases
  • Micco: 10 cases
  • Grant-Valkaria: 38 cases
  • Fellsmere: 423 cases
  • Wabasso: 9 cases
  • Vero Beach: 2,471 cases (this number also includes Vero Lake Estates and other rural areas near Vero Beach)

Indian River County Coronavirus Cases

  • Cases: 3,711
  • Deaths: 122

Brevard County Coronavirus Cases

  • Cases: 10,783
  • Deaths: 346

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

Florida

  • Cases: 827,263
  • Deaths: 16,168
  • Currently Hospitalized: 1,991

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

New cases per day in Florida.
New cases per day in Florida.

United States

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

  • Cases: 8,165,613
  • Deaths: 219,811
  • Recoveries: 3,234,183

Global

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

  • Cases: 40,186,016
  • Deaths: 1,115,521
  • Recoveries: 27,544,407

Sebastian

Cleveland Clinic, Indian River Hospital, is providing testing by appointment only. To make an appointment, call the hospital at 772-226-4846.

If you 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 Indian River County and Brevard County.

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About Andy Hodges
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.