This is an update on coronavirus cases in Indian River County and Brevard County, Florida.
Indian River County now has 5 deaths. The latest patient was an 83-year-old male. All patients who died of coronavirus have between 83 to 92-years-old.
So far, the daily new cases in Florida has not peaked since April 2nd and April 3rd when they averaged 1,300 per day.
State health department officials are not providing us with the number of “recoveries” in Indian River and Brevard counties. We’ve asked for this information repeatedly. This is what they sent us.
“The State Department of Health does not currently measure ‘recovery,’ and doesn’t expect to have such a designation anytime in the near future,” officials said.
- Sebastian: 9 cases
- Fellsmere: 1 case
- Palm Bay: 37 cases
- Malabar: 1 case
- Grant-Valkaria: 1 case
- Barefoot Bay: 1 case
- Micco: 0 cases
- Vero Beach: 67 cases
Indian River County has a population of 154,000. The patients are 45 men and 32 women between the ages of 8 to 94. There are 8 patients who are non-residents.
Indian River County Coronavirus Cases
- Cases: 85 (8 non-residents)
- Deaths: 5
- Tested Negative: 1,293
- Hospitalizations: 23
- Awaiting Results: 67
Brevard County has a population of 590,000. The patients are 108 men and 109 women between the ages of 8 to 94. There are 8 patients who are non-residents.
Brevard County Coronavirus Cases
- Cases: 225
- Deaths: 7
- Tested Negative: 5,970
- Hospitalizations: 40
- Awaiting Results: 2
The total number of cases, deaths, and people who have tested negative in Florida.
- Cases: 28,309 (766 non-Florida residents)
- Deaths: 893
- Tested Negative: 260,318
- Hospitalizations: 4,288
Here’s some data on the number of new cases per day in Florida:
- 4/9 – 1,049 cases
- 4/10 – 1,101 cases
- 4/11 – 1080 cases
- 4/12 – 826 cases
- 4/13 – 956 cases
- 4/14 – 601 cases
- 4/15 – 920 cases
- 4/16 – 1,216 cases
- 4/17 – 1,105 cases
- 4/18 – 759 cases
- 4/19 – 731 cases
- 4/20 – 771 cases
- 4/21 – 912 cases
So far, the new cases in Florida peaked on April 2nd at 1,292 and April 3rd with 1,314 cases.
The total number of cases, deaths, and people who have recovered from the virus in the United States.
- Cases: 830,789
- Deaths: 45,638
- Recoveries: 75,694
The total number of cases, deaths, and people who have recovered from the virus around the world.
- Cases: 2,603,147
- Deaths: 180,784
- Recoveries: 701,426
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.
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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