Sebastian Still Averaging 33 New COVID-19 Cases Per Day

Indian River County and Brevard County coronavirus update.
Indian River County and Brevard County coronavirus update.

According to data released by the Department of Health on Wednesday, Sebastian rose to 65 new COVID-19 cases since Monday. There’s been approximately 33 new cases reported each day since last week.

The number of new cases is also rising in Roseland, Vero Lake Estates, Fellsmere, Wabasso, Barefoot Bay, Micco, and Grant-Valkaria.

Many residents have been frustrated with the lack of COVID-19 vaccines, but the Department of Health is working on providing more vaccines soon. We will provide more information once it’s released.

Please do your part in the community and follow the CDC guidelines. Please social distance and wear a mask when gathering in crowds.


  • Sebastian: 1,007
  • Roseland: 9
  • Barefoot Bay: 65
  • Micco: 38
  • Grant-Valkaria: 89
  • Fellsmere: 676
  • Wabasso: 16
  • Vero Beach: 5,771 – This number also includes Vero Lake Estates and other rural areas near Vero Beach.

Indian River County COVID-19 Cases

  • Cases: 7,676 (83 new cases today) 
  • Deaths: 162 (UP by 3 this week)

Brevard County COVID-19 Cases

  • Cases: 23,030 (327 new cases today)
  • Deaths: 526 (UP by 2 this week)


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.