COVID-19 Update: Sebastian 85, Fellsmere 217

Coronavirus testing
Coronavirus testing

Only one additional COVID-19 case in Sebastian and one in Fellsmere since Monday.

The number of positive COVID-19 cases are still climbing in Florida. The coronavirus is still a serious pandemic and should be taken seriously.

About 2,055,400 people have tested negative for COVID-19 in Florida. The number os Coronavirus related deaths continue to remain low.

Please wear a mask when in stores, wash your hands regularly, and practice social distancing.


  • Sebastian: 85 cases
  • Fellsmere: 217 cases
  • Palm Bay: 537 cases
  • Malabar: 16 cases
  • Grant-Valkaria: 12 cases
  • Barefoot Bay & Micco: 8 cases
  • Wabasso: 3 cases
  • Vero Beach: 610 cases (this number also includes Vero Lake Estates and other rural areas near Vero Beach)

Indian River County has a population of 154,000.

Indian River County Coronavirus Cases

  • Cases: 1,011
  • Deaths: 17
  • Hospitalization: 69

Brevard County has a population of 590,000.

Brevard County Coronavirus Cases

  • Cases: 2,777
  • Deaths: 20
  • Hospitalization: 140

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


  • Cases: 224,244
  • Deaths: 3,943
  • Hospitalizations: 16,733
  • Tested Negative: 2,055,400

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

  • 6/27 – 8,385 cases
  • 6/28 – 5,390 cases
  • 6/29 – 6,044 cases
  • 6/30 – 6,577 cases
  • 7/1 – 9,497 cases
  • 7/2 – 9,434 cases
  • 7/3 – 11,417 cases (PEAK)
  • 7/4 – 9,963 cases
  • 7/5 – 6,313 cases
  • 7/5 – 7,361 cases

United States

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

  • Cases: 2,961,232
  • Deaths: 130,751
  • Recoveries: 924,148


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

  • Cases: 11,647,399
  • Deaths: 538,796
  • Recoveries: 6,328,000


Cleveland Clinic, Indian River Hospital, is providing testing by appointment only. 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 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.