Florida COVID-19 Update: Sebastian 171, Fellsmere 307, Barefoot Bay 11

Indian River County coronavirus update.
Indian River County coronavirus update.

The latest Florida COVID-19 numbers show a small increase in Sebastian, Fellsmere, Barefoot Bay, and Vero Beach. While our local coronavirus numbers are rising, Sebastian is doing good compared to other cities and counties.

The number of deaths are rising slightly in Indian River County, with two COVID-19 related deaths since yesterday. Data from the state health department shows that most people between ages 25 to 34 years old are now contracting the virus.

There are now 979 ICU beds available in Florida.

We need to come together as a community and wear masks, wash hands regularly, and practice social distancing to prevent another Florida shut down. We ask everyone to help so that we can stop the spread of COVID-19.


  • Sebastian: 171 cases
  • Fellsmere: 307 cases
  • Palm Bay: 896 cases
  • Malabar: 24 cases
  • Grant-Valkaria: 15 cases
  • Barefoot Bay & Micco: 11 cases
  • Wabasso: 6 cases
  • Vero Beach: 1,110 cases (this number also includes Vero Lake Estates and other rural areas near Vero Beach)

Indian River County Coronavirus Cases

  • Cases: 1,739
  • Deaths: 27
  • Admitted to Hospital: 120

Brevard County Coronavirus Cases

  • Cases: 4,527
  • Deaths: 53
  • Admitted to Hospital: 293

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


  • Cases: 386,544
  • Deaths: 5,319
  • Currently Hospitalized: 9,439
  • Tested Negative: 1,211,689

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

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  • 7/11 – 15,228 cases (PEAK)
  • 7/12 – 12,266 cases
  • 7/13 – 9,255 cases
  • 7/14 – 10,054 cases
  • 7/15 – 13,835 cases
  • 7/16 – 11,285 cases
  • 7/17 – 10,243 cases
  • 7/18 – 12,485 cases
  • 7/19 – 10,506 cases
  • 7/20 – 9,373 cases

United States

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

  • Cases: 3,858,686
  • Deaths: 141,426
  • Recoveries: 1,160,087


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

  • Cases: 14,774,887
  • Deaths: 611,599
  • Recoveries: 8,340,042


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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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland, and raised in Jupiter, Florida. He has been a radio and TV personality since the mid-1980s. He has worked for WFLX-TV (Fox 29), WIRK, WLIZ, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and others. In 1994, Andy took a break from broadcasting and was a software and systems engineer for various companies. In 2002, he permanently moved back to Sebastian, where Andy's family has lived for over 45 years. He returned to the broadcasting sector in 2005. Andy joined Sebastian Daily as our editor-in-chief in 2016.