Number of Positive COVID-19 Cases Climbing in Sebastian, Florida

Sebastian, Florida Coronavirus Update
Sebastian, Florida Coronavirus Update

The number of positive COVID-19 cases are climbing in Sebastian and Fellsmere. The coronavirus is still a serious pandemic in Florida and should be taken seriously.

We will talk more about this in today’s Sebastian Daily Newscast on YouTube.

There are 1,046 ICU beds available in Florida.

In South Brevard County, Barefoot Bay now has 7 cases, and Malabar has also jumped to 15.

We also have some new information about the number of patients at local hospitals. The health department and the hospitals are giving us low numbers, but health care workers are telling Sebastian Daily that the number of patients are a lot higher at Cleveland Clinic in Indian River County. We will have an update on this later.

However, we can report that the number of deaths related to COVID-19 is still dropping in Indian River County and Brevard County.

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


  • Sebastian: 67 cases
  • Fellsmere: 197 cases
  • Palm Bay: 467 cases
  • Malabar: 15 cases
  • Grant-Valkaria: 9 cases
  • Barefoot Bay & Micco: 7 cases
  • Wabasso: 2 case
  • Vero Beach: 501 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: 862
  • Deaths: 16
  • Hospitalization: 60

Brevard County has a population of 590,000.

Brevard County Coronavirus Cases

  • Cases: 2,438
  • Deaths: 18
  • Hospitalization: 126

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


  • Cases: 189,044
  • Deaths: 3,785
  • Hospitalizations: 15,795
  • Tested Negative: 1,902,766

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

  • 6/21 – 2,761 cases
  • 6/22 – 3,822 cases
  • 6/23 – 5,449 cases
  • 6/24 – 4,964 cases
  • 6/25 – 8,792 cases
  • 6/26 – 9,552 cases
  • 6/27 – 8,397 cases
  • 6/28 – 5,401 cases
  • 6/29 – 6,061 cases
  • 6/30 – 6,594 cases
  • 7/1 – 9,529 cases (PEAK)
  • 7/1 – 9,478 cases

United States

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

  • Cases: 2,760,664
  • Deaths: 128,951
  • Recoveries: 781,970


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

  • Cases: 10,920,457
  • Deaths: 522,385
  • Recoveries: 5,789,032


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. He has been a radio and TV personality since the mid-1980s. In broadcasting, he has worked for WFLX-TV, WIRK, WLIZ, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and others. Andy has also worked as a computer engineer and a senior systems analyst for a variety of top companies. He has lived in Sebastian since 2002, and joined Sebastian Daily as our editor in chief in 2016. Andy’s family has lived in Sebastian for over 45 years.