COVID-19 Update: Florida statewide cases jump to new a high, new concerns in Fellsmere

Coronavirus cases jump in Fellsmere, Florida.
Coronavirus cases jump in Fellsmere, Florida.

The number of cases in Florida had a record day Friday, climbing to 2,372. However, the number of deaths are still on the downturn in Florida.

Fellsmere is an area of concern, as they jumped to 22 cases in about 10 days.

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

Local:

  • Sebastian: 15 cases
  • Fellsmere: 22 cases
  • Palm Bay: 72 cases
  • Malabar: 1 case
  • Grant-Valkaria: 1 case
  • Barefoot Bay: 3 cases
  • Micco: 0 cases
  • Vero Beach: 140 cases

Indian River County has a population of 154,000.

Indian River County Coronavirus Cases

  • Cases: 197 (11 non-residents)
  • Deaths: 11
  • Tested Negative: 8,277
  • Hospitalization: 34

Brevard County has a population of 590,000.

Brevard County Coronavirus Cases

  • Cases: 541 (11 non-residents)
  • Deaths: 15
  • Tested Negative: 28,823
  • Hospitalization: 77

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

Florida

  • Cases: 73,552 (1,963 non-Florida residents)
  • Deaths: 2,925
  • Tested Negative: 1,296,861
  • Hospitalizations: 11,874

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

  • 6/1 – 603 cases
  • 6/2 – 1,209 cases
  • 6/3 – 1,266 cases
  • 6/4 – 1,026 cases
  • 6/5 – 1,255 cases
  • 6/6 – 1,397 cases
  • 6/7 – 1,031 cases
  • 6/8 – 1,154 cases
  • 6/9 – 1,226 cases
  • 6/10 – 1,663 cases
  • 6/11 – 1,645 cases
  • 6/12 – 2,372 cases

United States

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

  • Cases: 2,074,749
  • Deaths: 115,436
  • Recoveries: 556,606

Global

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

  • Cases: 7,810,630
  • Deaths: 430,550
  • Recoveries: 3,722,756

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.