Coronavirus in IRC – July 10 – July 16, 2020

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11 a.m. update July 16, 2020

Indian River County added 45 new positive coronavirus cases Thursday, according to the Florida Department of Health. This raises the number of county cases to 1,431, while the death count remained at 22.

The Indian River County cases can be found on the health department’s state linelist.

Health department officials released the names of long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases. Officials also released the names of the facilities with COVID-19 deaths.

Health officials said 12 out of the 22 deaths in Indian River County were at long-term care facilities.

Health officials said a total of 101 residents and three non-residents in the county had been hospitalized due to the virus. The number of county cases and hospitalizations are both cumulative and do not represent the current number of positive cases being traced or the current number of people in the hospital.

As of Tuesday, there were 34 people still hospitalized, health officials said.

For the Indian River County cases, 598 are white, 118 are black, 278 are Hispanic, 130 were listed as “other” and the remaining cases were listed as “unknown” regarding race or ethnicity.

There have been 19,987 total tests completed in Indian River County, with 1,431 testing positive and 18,545 testing negative, officials said. There were no results pending.

The daily positivity rate for Indian River County increased to 7.2 percent, health officials said.

Statewide, the number of cases increased by 13,965, bringing the total to 315,775. The number of deaths in Florida residents increased by 156, raising the statewide death toll to 4,677.

11 a.m. update July 15, 2020

Indian River County added 49 new positive coronavirus cases Wednesday, according to the Florida Department of Health. This raises the number of county cases to 1,386, while the death count remained at 22.

The Indian River County cases can be found on the health department’s state linelist.

Health department officials released the names of long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases. Officials also released the names of the facilities with COVID-19 deaths.

Health officials said 12 out of the 22 deaths in Indian River County were at long-term care facilities.

Health officials said a total of 97 residents and three non-residents in the county had been hospitalized due to the virus. The number of county cases and hospitalizations are both cumulative and do not represent the current number of positive cases being traced or the current number of people in the hospital.

As of Tuesday, there were 34 people still hospitalized, health officials said.

For the Indian River County cases, 573 are white, 113 are black, 269 are Hispanic, 127 were listed as other and the remaining cases were listed as “unknown” regarding race or ethnicity.

There have been 19,719 total tests completed in Indian River County, with 1,386 testing positive and 18,322 testing negative, officials said. There were no results pending.

The daily positivity rate for Indian River County increased to 7.0 percent, health officials said.

Statewide, the number of cases increased by 10,181 bringing the total to 301,810. The number of deaths in Florida residents increased by 112, raising the statewide death toll to 4,521.

11 a.m. update July 14, 2020

Indian River County added 78 new positive coronavirus cases Tuesday, along with one new death, according to the Florida Department of Health. This raises the number of county cases to 1,337, while the death count increased to 22.

The new Indian River County death is:

  • An 88-year-old man with no travel history, but who had known contact with an infected person. The man’s case was counted July 3.

The Indian River County cases can be found on the health department’s state linelist.

Health department officials released the names of long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases. Officials also released the names of the facilities with COVID-19 deaths.

Health officials said 12 out of the 22 deaths in Indian River County were at long-term care facilities.

Health officials said a total of 94 residents and three non-residents in the county had been hospitalized due to the virus. The number of county cases and hospitalizations are both cumulative and do not represent the current number of positive cases being traced or the current number of people in the hospital.

As of Tuesday, there were 34 people still hospitalized, health officials said.

For the Indian River County cases, 553 are white, 99 are black, 263 are Hispanic, 121 were listed as other and the remaining cases were listed as “unknown” regarding race or ethnicity.

There have been 19,488 total tests completed in Indian River County, with 1,337 testing positive and 18,139 testing negative, officials said. There were no results pending.

The daily positivity rate for Indian River County increased to 6.9 percent, health officials said.

Statewide, the number of cases increased by 9,194, bringing the total to 291,629. The number of deaths in Florida residents increased by 132, raising the statewide death toll to 4,409.

11 a.m. update July 13, 2020

Indian River County added 74 new positive coronavirus cases Monday, along with one new death, according to the Florida Department of Health. This raises the number of county cases to 1,259, while the death count increased to 21.

The new Indian River County death is:

  • A 51-year-old woman with no travel history and unknown contact with an infected person. The woman’s case was counted July 11.

The Indian River County cases can be found on the health department’s state linelist.

Health department officials released the names of long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases. Officials also released the names of the facilities with COVID-19 deaths.

Health officials said 11 out of the 21 deaths in Indian River County were at long-term care facilities.

Health officials said a total of 90 residents and three non-residents in the county had been hospitalized due to the virus. The number of county cases and hospitalizations are both cumulative and do not represent the current number of positive cases being traced or the current number of people in the hospital.

As of Friday, there were 26 people still hospitalized with eight in the intensive care unit, including three on ventilators, health officials said.

For the Indian River County cases, 535 are white, 95 are black, 254 are Hispanic, 119 were listed as other and the remaining cases were listed as “unknown” regarding race or ethnicity.

There have been 18,832 total tests completed in Indian River County, with 1,259 testing positive and 17,562 testing negative, officials said. Officials said 28 test results were pending.

The daily positivity rate for Indian River County increased to 6.7 percent, health officials said.

Statewide, the number of cases increased by 12,624, bringing the total to 282,435. The number of deaths increased by 35, raising the statewide death toll in Florida residents to 4,277.

11 a.m. update July 12, 2020

Indian River County added 27 new positive coronavirus cases Sunday, according to the Florida Department of Health. This raises the number of county cases to 1,185, while the death count remained at 20.

The Indian River County cases can be found on the health department’s state linelist.

Health department officials released the names of long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases. Officials also released the names of the facilities with COVID-19 deaths.

Health officials said 11 out of the 20 deaths in Indian River County were at long-term care facilities.

Health officials said a total of 88 residents and three non-residents in the county had been hospitalized due to the virus. The number of county cases and hospitalizations are both cumulative and do not represent the current number of positive cases being traced or the current number of people in the hospital.

There were 26 people still hospitalized as of Friday with eight in the intensive care unit, including three on ventilators, health officials said.

For the Indian River County cases, 505 are white, 87 are black, 237 are Hispanic, 111 were listed as other and the remaining cases were listed as “unknown” regarding race or ethnicity.

There have been 18,214 total tests completed in Indian River County, with 1,185 testing positive and 17,020 testing negative, officials said. Officials said 29 test results were pending.

The daily positivity rate for Indian River County remained at 6.5 percent, health officials said.

Statewide, the number of cases increased by 15,300, bringing the total to 269,811. The number of deaths increased by 45, raising the statewide death toll in Florida residents to 4,242.

11 a.m. update July 11, 2020

Indian River County added 46 new positive coronavirus cases Saturday, according to the Florida Department of Health. This raises the number of county cases to 1,158, while the death count remained at 20.

Health department officials released the names of long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases. Officials also released the names of the facilities with COVID-19 deaths.

Health officials said 11 out of the 20 deaths in Indian River County were at long-term care facilities.

Health officials said a total of 85 residents and three non-residents in the county had been hospitalized due to the virus. The number of county cases and hospitalizations are both cumulative and do not represent the current number of positive cases being traced or the current number of people in the hospital.

There were 26 people still hospitalized as of Friday with eight in the intensive care unit, including three on ventilators, health officials said.

For the Indian River County cases, 484 are white, 86 are black, 234 are Hispanic, 110 were listed as other and the remaining cases were listed as “unknown” regarding race or ethnicity.

There have been 17,941 total tests completed in Indian River County, with 1,158 testing positive and 16,775 testing negative, officials said. Officials said 30 test results were pending.

The daily positivity rate for Indian River County increased to 6.5 percent, health officials said.

Statewide, the number of cases increased by 10,360, bringing the total to 254,511. The number of deaths increased by 95, raising the statewide death toll in Florida residents to 4,197.

11 a.m. update July 10, 2020

Indian River County added 67 new positive coronavirus cases Friday, along with two new deaths, according to the Florida Department of Health. This raises the number of county cases to 1,112, while the death count increased to 20.

The new Indian River County deaths are:

  • An 87-year-old woman with no travel history. The woman’s case was counted July 1.
  • A 24-year-old man with no travel history, but who had known contact with an infected person. The man’s case was counted July 9.

The 67 new Indian River County cases can be found on the health department’s state linelist.

Health department officials released the names of long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases. Officials also released the names of the facilities with COVID-19 deaths.

Health officials said 11 out of the 20 deaths in Indian River County were at long-term care facilities.

Health officials said a total of 79 residents and three non-residents in the county had been hospitalized due to the virus. The number of county cases and hospitalizations are both cumulative and do not represent the current number of positive cases being traced or the current number of people in the hospital.

There were 26 people still hospitalized as of Friday with eight in the intensive care unit, including three on ventilators, health officials said.

For the Indian River County cases, 454 are white, 77 are black, 221 are Hispanic, 105 were listed as other and the remaining cases were listed as “unknown” regarding race or ethnicity.

There have been 17,551 total tests completed in Indian River County, with 1,112 testing positive and 16,431 testing negative, officials said. Officials said 31 test results were pending.

The daily positivity rate for Indian River County increased to 6.3 percent, health officials said.

Statewide, the number of cases increased by 11,433, bringing the total to 244,151. The number of deaths increased by 93, raising the statewide death toll in Florida residents to 4,102.

See previous daily Indian River County virus coverage here.

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