Sebastian COVID-19 Case Numbers Averaging 14 Per Day

Indian River County COVID-19 update.
Indian River County COVID-19 update.

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.

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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.


  • 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


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.