Sebastian COVID-19 Update: 2 New Cases in 2 Days

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

During the past two days, there has been 2 new COVID-19 cases in Sebastian, Florida. The total number of cases is now 11.

Sebastian residents want to know why the city had 9 cases for nearly two months without any update on those who recovered from the virus.

Also, there are 3 new cases in Fellsmere since Sunday, bringing the total to 5.

It’s been a month since Florida began Phase 1, and health officials did warn us of a few sudden spikes and a small increase in new cases.

Local:

  • Sebastian: 11 cases
  • Fellsmere: 5 cases
  • Palm Bay: 59 cases
  • Malabar: 1 case
  • Grant-Valkaria: 1 case
  • Barefoot Bay: 1 case
  • Micco: 0 cases
  • Vero Beach: 105 cases

Indian River County has a population of 154,000.

Indian River County Coronavirus Cases

  • Cases: 133 (11 non-residents)
  • Deaths: 10
  • Tested Negative: 5,723
  • Hospitalization: 32

Brevard County has a population of 590,000.

Brevard County Coronavirus Cases

  • Cases: 424 (11 non-residents)
  • Deaths: 13
  • Tested Negative: 22,932
  • Hospitalization: 61

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

Florida

  • Cases: 56,830 (1,415 non-Florida residents)
  • Deaths: 2,460/li>
  • Tested Negative: 983,570
  • Hospitalizations: 10,231

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

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  • 5/16 – 1,136 cases
  • 5/17 – 658 cases
  • 5/18 – 614 cases
  • 5/19 – 475 cases
  • 5/20 – 1,198 cases
  • 5/21 – 729 cases
  • 5/22 – 739 cases
  • 5/23 – 551 cases
  • 5/24 – 983 cases
  • 5/25 – 504 cases
  • 5/26 – 480 cases
  • 5/27 – 617 cases
  • 5/28 – 1,229 cases
  • 5/29 – 765 cases
  • 5/30 – 888 cases
  • 5/31 – 725 cases

So far, the new cases in Florida peaked on April 2nd at 1,292 and April 3rd with 1,314 cases.

United States

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

  • Cases: 1,795,555
  • Deaths: 104,484
  • Recoveries: 444,758

Global

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

  • Cases: 6,217,949
  • Deaths: 373,032
  • Recoveries: 2,667,262

Sebastian

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. 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 Sebastian City Limits and Indian River 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.