Sebastian COVID-19 Case Numbers Averaging 14 Per Day

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

According to the state health department, all of these positive numbers in this article are identified as “cases.” Therefore, Sebastian Daily will describe these numbers as “cases” even though some people, mostly non experts, claim they are not.

In Sebastian, the number of new cases rose sharply to 44 from Friday to Monday, averaging about 14 new cases per day. This number has more than doubled during the past week.

Even so, Sebastian is still doing far better than other cities like Vero Beach or Miami.

Since Friday, 2 people have died from COVID-19 in Indian River County. In Brevard County, 15 people have died from COVID-19 since Friday. Overall, the number of deaths by “cases” is still very low.

Please follow the CDC guidelines and wear a mask and social distance. You can still live your life and be safe. This pandemic is far from over.

Local

  • Sebastian: 743
  • Roseland: 5 (unchanged during November and December)
  • Barefoot Bay: 54
  • Micco: 27
  • Grant-Valkaria: 83
  • Fellsmere: 565
  • Wabasso: 12
  • Vero Beach: 4,519 (Area of concerns. This number also includes Vero Lake Estates and other rural areas near Vero Beach)

Indian River County

  • Cases: 6,195
  • Deaths: 152

Brevard County

  • Cases: 19,688
  • Deaths: 502

Sebastian

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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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.