COVID-19 update for Sebastian, Barefoot Bay, Micco, Grant, and Fellsmere

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

The number of new COVID-19 cases in and around Sebastian, Barefoot Bay, Micco, Grant, Fellsmere, and Wabasso are still slowing down. This is good news for our area.

However, the number of COVID-19 related deaths in Indian River County climbing and raising concerns. For the past two days, a total of 9 people have died from COVID-19 in Indian River County.

You can still live your life and be safe. Please practice social distancing, wash hands regularly, and wear a mask when unable to social distance.

Local:

  • Sebastian: 253 cases
  • Barefoot Bay: 12 cases
  • Micco: 4 cases
  • Grant-Valkaria: 21 cases
  • Fellsmere: 380 cases
  • Wabasso: 8 cases
  • Vero Beach: 1,863 cases (this number also includes Vero Lake Estates and other rural areas near Vero Beach)

Indian River County Coronavirus Cases

  • Cases: 2,748
  • Deaths: 67
  • Admitted to Hospital: 219

Brevard County Coronavirus Cases

  • Cases: 6,722
  • Deaths: 179
  • Admitted to Hospital: 537

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

Florida

  • Cases: 604,948
  • Deaths: 9,587
  • Currently Hospitalized: 5,729

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

  • 8/2 – 4,835 cases
  • 8/3 – 5,413 cases
  • 8/4 – 5,472 cases
  • 8/5 – 7,665 cases
  • 8/6 – 7,639 cases
  • 8/7 – 8,493 cases
  • 8/8 – 6,221 cases
  • 8/9 – 4,217 cases
  • 8/10 – 5,830 cases
  • 8/11 – 8,153 cases
  • 8/12 – 6,297 cases
  • 8/13 – 6,196 cases
  • 8/14 – 6,379 cases
  • 8/15 – 3,899 cases

United States

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

  • Cases: 5,396,782
  • Deaths: 169,934
  • Recoveries: 1,818,527

Global

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

  • Cases: 21,554,374
  • Deaths: 772,798
  • Recoveries: 13,537,082

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.