Update: Indian River County and Brevard County Coronavirus Cases

New coronavirus cases in Indian River County and Brevard County.
New coronavirus cases in Indian River County and Brevard County.

This is an update on coronavirus cases in Indian River County and Brevard County.

As we said yesterday in our newscast, we’re seeing a slight curve in the number of Florida cases. While the number of daily cases is high, the number is staying around 1,100 for the 5th consecutive day.

However, we’re not out of the woods yet and everyone should take this virus seriously. Let’s continue with the stay-at-home orders and wearing our masks when at the store.

On Monday, the Sebastian Mayor will be on our newscast to talk about the parks and boat ramps.

Local:

  • Sebastian: 7 cases
  • Fellsmere: 1 case
  • Malabar: 1 case
  • Grant-Valkaria: 1 case
  • Barefoot Bay: 1 case
  • Micco: 0 cases
  • Vero Beach: 49 cases

Indian River County has a population of 154,000. The patients are 59% men and 41% women between the ages of 8 to 94.

Indian River County Coronavirus Cases

  • Cases: 74 (8 non-residents)
  • Deaths: 1
  • Tested Negative: 897
  • Hospitalizations: 19

Brevard County has a population of 590,000. The patients are 50% men and 50% women between the ages of 1 to 94.

Brevard County Coronavirus Cases

  • Cases: 125 (6 non-residents)
  • Deaths: 3
  • Tested Negative: 2,333
  • Hospitalizations: 33

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

Florida

  • Cases: 19,347 (553 non-Florida residents)
  • Deaths: 452
  • Tested Negative: 163,398
  • Hospitalizations: 2,633

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

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  • 3/24 – 286 cases
  • 3/25 – 504 cases
  • 3/26 – 546 cases
  • 3/27 – 678 cases
  • 3/28 – 737 cases
  • 3/29 – 903 cases
  • 3/30 – 875 cases
  • 3/31 – 938 cases
  • 4/1 – 1,100 cases
  • 4/2 – 1,300 cases
  • 4/3 – 1,300 cases
  • 4/4 – 1,200 cases
  • 4/5 – 791 cases
  • 4/6 – 1,200 cases
  • 4/7 – 1,100 cases
  • 4/8 – 1,100 cases
  • 4/9 – 1,100 cases
  • 4/10 – 1,100 cases
  • 4/11 – 1,100 cases

So far, the new cases in Florida peaked on April 2nd and April 3rd. The curve may be flattened in Florida.

United States

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

  • Cases: 532,339
  • Deaths: 21,418
  • Recoveries: 32,314

Global

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

  • Cases: 1,800,791
  • Deaths: 110,892
  • Recoveries: 412,777

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.

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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