Latest COVID-19 Update for Indian River County, Brevard County

COVID-19 update in Sebastian, Florida.
COVID-19 update in Sebastian, Florida.

This is an update on coronavirus cases in Indian River County and Brevard County, Florida.

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that we will begin Phase 1 to reopen on May 4, 2020, and it’s only a matter of weeks before Phase 2 launches.

Local:

  • Sebastian: 9 cases
  • Fellsmere: 1 case
  • Palm Bay: 43 cases
  • Malabar: 1 case
  • Grant-Valkaria: 1 case
  • Barefoot Bay: 1 case
  • Micco: 0 cases
  • Vero Beach: 70 cases

Indian River County has a population of 154,000. The patients are 48 men and 33 women between the ages of 8 to 94.

Indian River County Coronavirus Cases

  • Cases: 91 (10 non-residents)
  • Deaths: 8
  • Tested Negative: 1,746
  • Hospitalizations: 24
  • Awaiting Results: 53

Brevard County has a population of 590,000. The patients are 138 men and 142 women between the ages of 1 to 94.

Brevard County Coronavirus Cases

  • Cases: 289 (9 non-residents)
  • Deaths: 8
  • Tested Negative: 8,694
  • Hospitalizations: 48
  • Awaiting Results: 1

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

Florida

  • Cases: 34,728 (899 non-Florida residents)
  • Deaths: 1,314
  • Tested Negative: 367,971
  • Hospitalizations: 5,767

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

  • 4/16 – 1,203 cases
  • 4/17 – 1,089 cases
  • 4/18 – 747 cases
  • 4/19 – 717 cases
  • 4/20 – 754 cases
  • 4/21 – 868 cases
  • 4/22 – 709 cases
  • 4/23 – 1,225 cases
  • 4/24 – 744 cases
  • 4/25 – 803 cases
  • 4/26 – 522 cases
  • 4/27 – 764 cases
  • 4/28 – 346 cases
  • 4/29 – 520 cases

So far, the new cases in Florida peaked on April 2nd at 1,292 and April 3rd with 1,314 cases.

United States

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

  • Cases: 1,070,032
  • Deaths: 63,019
  • Recoveries: 153,947

Global

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

  • Cases: 3,276,373
  • Deaths: 233,998
  • Recoveries: 1,024,529

Sebastian

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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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.