The number of new COVID-19 cases in Sebastian is still rising, and it appears that younger people are now contracting the coronavirus more than ever before, according to state health officials.
However, the number of patients at local hospitals and deaths related to the virus have dropped. COVID-19 is still a serious pandemic in Florida and should be taken seriously.
Fellsmere numbers are still high, but they may be slowing down this week. We won’t know for sure until Friday.
We will talk about these numbers and the mandatory face mask discussion during our Sebastian Daily Newscast prior to tonight’s meeting at City Hall.
Please wear a mask when in stores, wash your hands regularly, and practice social distancing.
- Sebastian: 58 cases
- Fellsmere: 183 cases
- Palm Bay: 358 cases
- Malabar: 11 cases
- Grant-Valkaria: 8 cases
- Barefoot Bay & Micco: 5 cases
- Wabasso: 2 case
- Vero Beach: 443 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: 781
- Deaths: 16
- Hospitalization: 57
Brevard County has a population of 590,000.
Brevard County Coronavirus Cases
- Cases: 2,034
- Deaths: 17
- Hospitalization: 114
The total number of cases, deaths, and people who have tested negative in Florida.
- Cases: 169,447
- Deaths: 3,650
- Hospitalizations: 15,125
- Tested Negative: 1,821,357
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 (PEAK)
- 6/27 – 8,399 cases
- 6/28 – 5,399 cases
- 6/29 – 5,996 cases
- 6/30 – 6,563 cases
The total number of cases, deaths, and people who have recovered from the virus in the United States.
- Cases: 2,638,338
- Deaths: 127,485
- Recoveries: 720,631
The total number of cases, deaths, and people who have recovered from the virus around the world.
- Cases: 10,512,383
- Deaths: 512,331
- Recoveries: 5,387,249
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 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.