COVID-19 Update for Indian River County and Brevard County

Coronavirus in Indian River County
Coronavirus in Indian River County

The number of Coronavirus cases in Florida are still very high, with three recent COVID-19 related deaths in Indian River County.

The percent positive of all people tested in the county went from 4 percent to 7 percent.

Overall, things are looking good in Sebastian, Florida. However, Fellsmere, Palm Bay, and Vero Beach are areas of concerns.

As long as you’re doing everything to protect yourself, you have nothing to fear or worry about. Please continue to wash your hands regularly, social distance, and wear a mask.

Local:

  • Sebastian: 24 cases
  • Fellsmere: 94 cases
  • Palm Bay: 139 cases
  • Malabar: 4 cases
  • Grant-Valkaria: 4 cases
  • Barefoot Bay: 3 cases
  • Micco: 0 cases
  • Wabasso: 2 case
  • Vero Beach: 232 cases

Indian River County has a population of 154,000.

Indian River County Coronavirus Cases

  • Cases: 429
  • Deaths: 15
  • Hospitalization: 51

Brevard County has a population of 590,000.

Brevard County Coronavirus Cases

  • Cases: 914
  • Deaths: 16
  • Hospitalization: 95

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

Florida

  • Cases: 105,772
  • Deaths: 3,254
  • Hospitalizations: 13,325
  • Recoveries: 25,426

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

  • 6/9 – 1,225 cases
  • 6/10 – 1,655 cases
  • 6/11 – 1,634 cases
  • 6/12 – 2,319 cases
  • 6/13 – 2,125 cases
  • 6/14 – 1,769 cases
  • 6/15 – 2,699 cases
  • 6/16 – 2,420 cases
  • 6/17 – 2,701 cases
  • 6/18 – 3,311 cases
  • 6/19 – 4,024 cases
  • 6/20 – 4,671 cases

United States

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

  • Cases: 2,281,069
  • Deaths: 119,977
  • Recoveries: 622,133

Global

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

  • Cases: 8,979,539
  • Deaths: 468,813
  • Recoveries: 4,448,964

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. 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.