Latest COVID-19 Update: Sebastian 98, Fellsmere 237

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

There is one new COVID-19 related death in Indian River County, and six more deaths in Brevard County. The coronavirus is still a serious pandemic and should be taken seriously.

There are new cases in Fellsmere and Sebastian, Florida. About 2,124,680 people have tested negative for COVID-19 in Florida.

The health department is not providing us with the number of local recoveries.

Please wear a mask when in stores, wash your hands regularly, and practice social distancing.


  • Sebastian: 98 cases
  • Fellsmere: 237 cases
  • Palm Bay: 608 cases
  • Malabar: 17 cases
  • Grant-Valkaria: 14 cases
  • Barefoot Bay & Micco: 9 cases
  • Wabasso: 3 cases
  • Vero Beach: 652 cases (this number also includes Vero Lake Estates and other rural areas near Vero Beach)

Indian River County has a population of 154,000.

Indian River County Coronavirus Cases

  • Cases: 1,087
  • Deaths: 18
  • Hospitalization: 76

Brevard County has a population of 590,000.

Brevard County Coronavirus Cases

  • Cases: 3,057
  • Deaths: 26
  • Hospitalization: 163

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


  • Cases: 243,168
  • Deaths: 4,111
  • Hospitalizations: 17,479
  • Tested Negative: 2,124,680

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

  • 6/27 – 8,375 cases
  • 6/28 – 5,388 cases
  • 6/29 – 6,043 cases
  • 6/30 – 6,574 cases
  • 7/1 – 9,487 cases
  • 7/2 – 9,415 cases
  • 7/3 – 11,405 cases (PEAK)
  • 7/4 – 9,940 cases
  • 7/5 – 6,285 cases
  • 7/6 – 7.308 cases
  • 7/7 – 10,004 cases
  • 7/8 – 8,948 cases

United States

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

  • Cases: 3,077,378
  • Deaths: 132,723
  • Recoveries: 953,420


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

  • Cases: 12,107,985
  • Deaths: 550,901
  • Recoveries: 6,644,632


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.