COVID-19 Update: Local numbers for Sebastian, Florida

Latest coronavirus update in Sebastian, Florida.
Latest coronavirus update in Sebastian, Florida.

As we stated during our Sebastian Daily Newscast, the number of deaths in Indian River County and Brevard County are still climbing. This is something we need to keep an eye on.

Not much has changed today with data. Some of the numbers as the same as Monday.

The number of hospitalizations in Florida related to COVID-19 have dropped.

Sebastian is still far better than most other cities and counties in Florida. 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.


  • Sebastian: 250 cases
  • Barefoot Bay: 12 cases
  • Micco: 4 cases
  • Grant-Valkaria: 21 cases
  • Fellsmere: 376 cases
  • Wabasso: 7 cases
  • Vero Beach: 1,780 cases (this number also includes Vero Lake Estates and other rural areas near Vero Beach)

Indian River County Coronavirus Cases

  • Cases: 2,639
  • Deaths: 56
  • Admitted to Hospital: 195

Brevard County Coronavirus Cases

  • Cases: 6,310
  • Deaths: 152
  • Admitted to Hospital: 473

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


  • Cases: 568,493
  • Deaths: 8,408
  • Currently Hospitalized: 6,951

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

  • 8/1 – 7,122 cases
  • 8/2 – 4,842 cases
  • 8/3 – 5,429 cases
  • 8/4 – 5,480 cases
  • 8/5 – 7,675 cases
  • 8/6 – 7,665 cases
  • 8/7 – 8,523 cases
  • 8/8 – 6,243 cases
  • 8/9 – 4,235 cases
  • 8/10 – 5,886 cases

United States

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

  • Cases: 5,102,837
  • Deaths: 163,681
  • Recoveries: 1,670,755


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

  • Cases: 20,138,860
  • Deaths: 737,520
  • Recoveries: 12,382,856


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.