Latest Sebastian COVID-19 Numbers Show No ‘Superspreader’

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

As local and state health officials decide how to roll out a new limited supply of COVID-19 vaccinations, the number of positive tests in Florida are still rising sharply.

In Sebastian, the number of people testing positive jumped 74 during the past 10 days, averaging about 7 per day.

It is clear that Sebastian never had a “superspreader” from 2 recent events that outside news organizations predicted or condemned. Most people did wear a mask, and others practiced social distancing.

While the Florida numbers are high, Sebastian is doing far better than other cities like Vero Beach or Miami.

There have been 9 COVID-19 related deaths during the past 10 days in Indian River County. There have been 30 COVID-19 related deaths in Brevard County during the past 10 days.

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Please follow the CDC guidelines. You can still live your life and be safe.


  • Sebastian: 704
  • Roseland: 5 (unchanged during November and December)
  • Barefoot Bay: 54
  • Micco: 26
  • Grant-Valkaria: 80
  • Fellsmere: 554
  • Wabasso: 11
  • Vero Beach: 4,304 (Area of concerns. This number also includes Vero Lake Estates and other rural areas near Vero Beach)

Indian River County

  • Cases: 5,924
  • Deaths: 150

Brevard County

  • Cases: 18,967
  • Deaths: 487


Cleveland Clinic, Indian River Hospital, is providing testing by appointment only. To make an appointment, call the hospital at 772-226-4846.

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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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland, and raised in Jupiter, Florida. He has been a radio and TV personality since the mid-1980s. He has worked for WFLX-TV (Fox 29), WIRK, WLIZ, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and others. In 1994, Andy took a break from broadcasting and was a software and systems engineer for various companies. In 2002, he permanently moved back to Sebastian, where Andy's family has lived for over 45 years. He returned to the broadcasting sector in 2005. Andy joined Sebastian Daily as our editor-in-chief in 2016.