Indian River County Coronavirus Update: 14 Confirmed

Coronavirus update in Indian River County, Florida.
Coronavirus update in Indian River County, Florida.

Health officials say there are still 14 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Indian River County.

The patients are five men and nine women between the ages of 25 to 84. The average age is 56. Out of the 14 cases, 13 are residents.

There is one person hospitalized.

About 150 people tested negative in Indian River County. Coronavirus testing is ongoing at the Cleveland Clinic.

We do not know the towns where the patients live because the health department will not release this information.

There are no deaths in the county at this time caused by COVID-19.

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.

Florida

Florida now has 2,765 active cases, with 35 deaths. About 28,186 people have tested negative in Florida. Four hundred fifty-six people are hospitalized in the state.

United States

According to numbers by the CDC, the United States now has more cases of coronavirus than any other country in the world. There are 86,012 cases, and there have been 1,301 deaths.

The CDC says that 753 people have recovered from the virus in the United States. New York has the most cases of coronavirus, totaling over 39,000 confirmed.

Global

Around the world, there are over 558,502 cases of coronavirus and over 25,000 deaths. Approximately 127,615 people have recovered from the virus worldwide.

Sebastian Daily will continue to provide future updates on the coronavirus.

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