Sebastian Coronavirus Update: 63 in Indian River County, 102 in Brevard County

Latest coronavirus update in Sebastian, Florida.
Latest coronavirus update in Sebastian, Florida.

The latest coronavirus update from Sebastian, Florida. There are new cases in Indian River County and Brevard County.

We’ll talk more about this today during our live newscast! This afternoon, you can watch us live on Facebook or from our Sebastian YouTube Channel.

Local:

  • Sebastian: 4 cases
  • Fellsmere: 1 case
  • Malabar: 1 case
  • Grant-Valkaria: 1 case
  • Barefoot Bay: 1 case
  • Micco: 0 cases
  • Vero Beach: 47 cases

Indian River County has a population of 154,000. The patients are 37 men and 26 women between the ages of 8 to 94.

Indian River County

  • Cases: 63 (6 non-residents)
  • Deaths: 0
  • Tested Negative: 754
  • Hospitalizations: 16

Brevard County has a population of 590,000. The patients are 54 men and 48 women between the ages of 1 to 94.

Brevard County

  • Cases: 102 (6 non-residents)
  • Deaths: 2
  • Tested Negative: 1,701
  • Hospitalizations: 28

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

Florida

  • Cases: 15,456 (453 non-Florida residents)
  • Deaths: 309
  • Tested Negative: 127,679
  • Hospitalizations: 1,955

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

  • 3/24 – 286 cases
  • 3/25 – 504 cases
  • 3/26 – 546 cases
  • 3/27 – 678 cases
  • 3/28 – 737 cases
  • 3/29 – 903 cases
  • 3/30 – 875 cases
  • 3/31 – 938 cases
  • 4/1 – 1,100 cases
  • 4/2 – 1,300 cases
  • 4/3 – 1,300 cases
  • 4/4 – 1,200 cases
  • 4/5 – 791 cases
  • 4/6 – 1,200 cases
  • 4/7 – 1,100 cases

So far, the new cases in Florida peaked on Thursday and Friday.

United States

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

  • Cases: 399,929
  • Deaths: 12,911
  • Recoveries: 22,539

Global

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

  • Cases: 1,447,466
  • Deaths: 83,471
  • Recoveries: 308,215

Sebastian

All County-operated playgrounds, along with those operated by the cities of Vero Beach, Sebastian, and Fellsmere, will be closed until further notice. However, all parks and conservation areas will remain open, as well as restroom facilities located at those parks and conservation areas.

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.