Since Florida lifted all COVID-19 restrictions, we’ve been waiting to see a spike in new cases.
On Wednesday, the number of new cases in Florida spiked from 2,155 to 5,489 cases. Even so, this is clearly a small spike considered the ones in July when it hit 15,000.
The percent of positive results ranged from 3.44% to 7.88% over the past 2 weeks and was 5.62% yesterday. Still, very low compared to July when it soared.
At the same time, the number of deaths related to COVID-19 has dropped considerably in Florida.
In Sebastian, the number of new cases is also dropping, showing no local spike.
We still need to wash our hands, social distance, and wear a mask. These guidelines are working in Florida.
- Sebastian: 383 cases
- Roseland: 4 cases
- Barefoot Bay: 35 cases
- Micco: 11 cases
- Grant-Valkaria: 40 cases
- Fellsmere: 427 cases
- Wabasso: 9 cases
- Vero Beach: 2,509 cases (this number also includes Vero Lake Estates and other rural areas near Vero Beach)
Indian River County COVID-19 Cases
- Cases: 3,783
- Deaths: 123
Brevard County COVID-19 Cases
- Cases: 11,133
- Deaths: 353
The total number of cases, deaths, and people who have tested negative in Florida.
- Cases: 840,334
- Deaths: 16,470
- Currently Hospitalized: 2,125
Here’s some data on the number of new cases per day in Florida:
The total number of cases, deaths, and people who have recovered from the virus in the United States.
- Cases: 8,395,100
- Deaths: 222,925
- Recoveries: 3,323,354
The total number of cases, deaths, and people who have recovered from the virus around the world.
- Cases: 41,538,416
- Deaths: 1,135,018
- Recoveries: 28,201,653
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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