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:

  • 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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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.