Sebastian, Florida now has 2 confirmed coronavirus cases

Coronavirus in Sebastian, Florida.
Coronavirus in Sebastian, Florida.

The health department is finally releasing more details on how many people are infected with coronavirus in Indian River County.

It’s been confirmed now that 2 people in Sebastian, Florida have contracted COVID-19.

On Thursday, as of 9:15 a.m., there are 35 cases reported by the health department in Indian River County.

The next update will be around 12:00 p.m. today.

Stay At Home Order

Governor Ron DeSantis has issued a Florida Stay At Home order that begins begins at 12:01 a.m. April 3, 2020, and ends April 30, 2020, unless extended by a subsequent order. The new order limits movements and personal interactions to only obtain or provide essential services or conduct essential activities.

The businesses that will remain open include gas stations, pharmacies, veterinarians, grocery stores, convenience stores, public transportation, and emergency services.

The parks in Sebastian remain open as long as the public practices social distancing.

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About Andy Hodges
Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland. When he was age 9, his parents moved to Jupiter, Florida. Andy spent several years at various radio & television stations in Florida such as WLIZ, WFLX-FOX 29, WIRK, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and WJNO to name a few. In 1994, Andy made a career change to computer programming and worked for several technology companies (two are Fortune 500) in Atlanta, Georgia. However, Andy returned to Florida and settled in the small town of Sebastian in 2002. 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.