Florida COVID-19 Cases Soar to New Record, Sebastian Still Looking Good

Coronavirus in Sebastian, Florida.
Coronavirus in Sebastian, Florida.

The number of Coronavirus cases in Florida soared to over 2,776 on Monday, setting a new record. However, the number of deaths related to COVID-19 are still on a downturn.

No new cases in Sebastian, Florida. Our region of north Indian River County and south Brevard County remains the same.

Please wash hands regularly, wear masks when in public (especially stores), and social distance. As long as you’re doing everything to protect yourself, you have nothing to worry about.

Local:

  • Sebastian: 16 cases
  • Fellsmere: 28 cases
  • Palm Bay: 90 cases
  • Malabar: 2 cases
  • Grant-Valkaria: 3 cases
  • Barefoot Bay: 3 cases
  • Micco: 0 cases
  • Vero Beach: 163 cases

Indian River County has a population of 154,000.

Indian River County Coronavirus Cases

  • Cases: 234 (11 non-residents)
  • Deaths: 12
  • Tested Negative: 8,942
  • Hospitalization: 41

Brevard County has a population of 590,000.

Brevard County Coronavirus Cases

  • Cases: 608 (11 non-residents)
  • Deaths: 16
  • Tested Negative: 30,798
  • Hospitalization: 79

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

Florida

  • Cases: 80,109 (1,981 non-Florida residents)
  • Deaths: 2,993
  • Tested Negative: 1,380,200
  • Hospitalizations: 12,206

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

  • 6/4 – 1,024 cases
  • 6/5 – 1,253 cases
  • 6/6 – 1,396 cases
  • 6/7 – 1,030 cases
  • 6/8 – 1,153 cases
  • 6/9 – 1,226 cases
  • 6/10 – 1,662 cases
  • 6/11 – 1,641 cases
  • 6/12 – 2,337 cases
  • 6/13 – 2,162 cases
  • 6/14 – 1,807 cases
  • 6/15 – 2,776 cases

United States

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

  • Cases: 2,119,912
  • Deaths: 116,341
  • Recoveries: 576,334

Global

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

  • Cases: 8,079,076
  • Deaths: 438,171
  • Recoveries: 3,915,347

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.