COVID-19 Update: Florida cases rise, but no changes in Sebastian, Florida

Coronavirus in Sebastian, Florida.
Coronavirus in Sebastian, Florida.

The number of cases in Florida had a record day Wednesday, climbing to 1,677. However, the number of deaths are on the downturn in Florida.

There are no changes in Sebastian or South Brevard County. We are very concerned with Fellsmere, as they now have 15 cases.

As the state spikes, Sebastian is still doing very well. However, the state numbers tell us not to let our guard down.

Please wash hands regularly, wear masks when in public (especially stores), and social distance.

Local:

  • Sebastian: 14 cases
  • Fellsmere: 15 cases
  • Palm Bay: 70 cases
  • Malabar: 1 case
  • Grant-Valkaria: 1 case
  • Barefoot Bay: 2 cases
  • Micco: 0 cases
  • Vero Beach: 129 cases

Indian River County has a population of 154,000.

Indian River County Coronavirus Cases

  • Cases: 177 (11 non-residents)
  • Deaths: 11
  • Tested Negative: 7,886
  • Hospitalization: 34

Brevard County has a population of 590,000.

Brevard County Coronavirus Cases

  • Cases: 506 (11 non-residents)
  • Deaths: 13
  • Tested Negative: 27,635
  • Hospitalization: 74

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

Florida

  • Cases: 69,069 (1,613 non-Florida residents)
  • Deaths: 2,848
  • Tested Negative: 1,237,679
  • Hospitalizations: v

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

  • 5/28 – 1,223 cases
  • 5/29 – 753 cases
  • 5/30 – 873 cases
  • 5/31 – 702 cases
  • 6/1 – 602 cases
  • 6/2 – 1,212 cases
  • 6/3 – 1,267 cases
  • 6/4 – 1,030 cases
  • 6/5 – 1,256 cases
  • 6/6 – 1,399 cases
  • 6/7 – 1,033 cases
  • 6/8 – 1,154 cases
  • 6/9 – 1,229 cases
  • 6/10 – 1,677 cases

United States

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

  • Cases: 2,009,238
  • Deaths: 113,209
  • Recoveries: 533,504

Global

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

  • Cases: 7,432,275
  • Deaths: 418,052
  • Recoveries: 3,504,346

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. Please wear a mask if you are ill or have a health condition.

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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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.