Coronavirus coverage Sept. 20 – Sept. 27

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11 a.m. update, Sept. 27, 2020

Indian River County added 22 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, according to the Florida Department of Health dashboard. This raises the total number of county cases to 3,219.  The county’s cumulative death toll remained at 116.

As of Friday, 296 people in Indian River County had been hospitalized due to COVID-19, health officials said. The number of hospitalizations is cumulative, with five people still hospitalized due to COVID-19 in the county as of Friday.

Statewide, the number of cases increased to 700,564. The number of deaths in Florida increased to 14,202.

11 a.m. update, Sept. 26, 2020

Indian River County added 28 new COVID-19 cases Saturday and one new death, according to the Florida Department of Health dashboard. This raises the total number of county cases to 3,197 and the county’s cumulative death toll to 116.

As of Friday, 296 people in Indian River County had been hospitalized due to COVID-19, health officials said. The number of hospitalizations is cumulative, with five people still hospitalized due to COVID-19 in the county as of Friday.

Statewide, the number of cases increased to 698,682. The number of deaths in Florida increased to 14,190.

11 a.m. update, Sept. 25, 2020

Indian River County added 24 new COVID-19 cases Friday, according to the Florida Department of Health dashboard. This raises the total number of county cases to 3,169, while the death count remained at 115.

The new Indian River County cases can be found on the health department’s state linelist. Health officials said 59 out of the 115 deaths in Indian River County were at long-term care facilities.

The long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases can be found here. Health officials also released the names of long-term care facilities with COVID-19 deaths.

There have been 296 total hospitalizations from COVID-19 in Indian River County, health officials said. The county cases and number of hospitalizations are both cumulative.

There were five people still hospitalized from COVID-19 in the county as of Friday, health officials said.

For the Indian River County cases among residents, 1,648 were white, 382 were black, 345 were listed as “other” and 769 were listed as “unknown.”

There have been 35,349 total tests completed in Indian River County, with 3,169 testing positive and 32,161 testing negative, health officials said. The testing figures account for residents and non-residents.

Statewide, the number of cases increased to 695,887. The number of deaths in Florida increased to 14,083.

11 a.m. update, Sept. 24, 2020

Indian River County added 16 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, according to the Florida Department of Health dashboard. This raises the total number of county cases to 3,145, while the death count remained at 115.

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

The long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases can be found here. Health officials also released the names of long-term care facilities with COVID-19 deaths.

There have been 294 total hospitalizations from COVID-19 in Indian River County, health officials said. The county cases and number of hospitalizations are both cumulative.

There were four people still hospitalized from COVID-19 in the county as of Thursday, health officials said.

For the Indian River County cases among residents, 1,631 were white, 382 were black, 343 were listed as “other” and 766 were listed as “unknown.”

There have been 35,124 total tests completed in Indian River County, with 3,145 testing positive and 31,960 testing negative, health officials said. The testing figures account for residents and non-residents.

Statewide, the number of cases increased to 693,040. The number of deaths in Florida increased to 13,958.

11 a.m. update, Sept. 23, 2020

Indian River County added 18 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, along with two new deaths, according to the Florida Department of Health dashboard. This raises the total number of county cases to 3,129, while the death count increased to 115.

Details on the new Indian River County deaths were not immediately available.

The long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases can be found here. Health officials also released the names of long-term care facilities with COVID-19 deaths.

There have been 294 total hospitalizations from COVID-19 in Indian River County, health officials said. The county cases and number of hospitalizations are both cumulative.

There were four people still hospitalized from COVID-19 in the county as of Wednesday, health officials said.

For the Indian River County cases among residents, 1,621 were white, 382 were black, 342 were listed as “other” and 761 were listed as “unknown.”

There have been 34,918 total tests completed in Indian River County, with 3,129 testing positive and 31,770 testing negative, health officials said. The testing figures account for residents and non-residents.

Statewide, the number of cases increased to 690,499. The number of deaths in Florida increased to 13,781.

11 a.m. update, Sept. 22, 2020

Indian River County added 12 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, along with three new deaths, according to the Florida Department of Health dashboard. This raises the total number of county cases to 3,111, while the death count increased to 113.

The new Indian River County deaths are:

  • An 85-year-old woman with no travel history and unknown contact with an infected person. The woman’s case was counted July 19.
  • An 88-year-old woman with no travel history and no known contact with an infected person. The woman’s case was counted Sept. 8.
  • An 81-year-old man with no travel history and no known contact with an infected person. The man’s case was counted Sept. 9.

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

Health officials said 57 out of the 113 deaths in Indian River County were at long-term care facilities.

The long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases can be found here. Health officials also released the names of long-term care facilities with COVID-19 deaths.

There have been 290 total hospitalizations from COVID-19 in Indian River County, health officials said. The county cases and number of hospitalizations are both cumulative.

There were three people still hospitalized from COVID-19 in the county as of Tuesday, health officials said.

For the Indian River County cases among residents, 1,607 were white, 380 were black, 343 were listed as “other” and 758 were listed as “unknown.”

There have been 34,726 total tests completed in Indian River County, with 3,111 testing positive and 31,596 testing negative, health officials said. The testing figures account for residents and non-residents.

Statewide, the number of cases increased to 687,909. The number of deaths in Florida increased to 13,579.

11 a.m. update, Sept. 21, 2020

Indian River County added 12 new COVID-19 cases Monday, according to the Florida Department of Health dashboard. This raises the total number of county cases to 3,099, while the death count remained at 110.

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

Health officials said 56 out of the 110 deaths in Indian River County were at long-term care facilities.

The long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases can be found here. Health officials also released the names of long-term care facilities with COVID-19 deaths.

There have been 290 total hospitalizations from COVID-19 in Indian River County, health officials said. The county cases and number of hospitalizations are both cumulative.

There were four people still hospitalized from COVID-19 in the county as of Friday, health officials said.

For the Indian River County cases among residents, 1,600 were white, 380 were black, 341 were listed as “other” and 755 were listed as “unknown.”

There have been 34,609 total tests completed in Indian River County, with 3,099 testing positive and 31,491 testing negative, health officials said. The testing figures account for residents and non-residents.

Statewide, the number of cases increased to 685,439. The number of deaths in Florida increased to 13,480.

11 a.m. update, Sept. 20, 2020

Indian River County added 15 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, along with one new death, according to the Florida Department of Health dashboard. This raises the total number of county cases to 3,087, while the death count increased to 110.

The new Indian River County death is:

  • A 63-year-old woman with no travel history, but who had known contact with an infected person. The woman’s case was counted Aug. 19.

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

Health officials said 56 out of the 110 deaths in Indian River County were at long-term care facilities.

The long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases can be found here. Health officials also released the names of long-term care facilities with COVID-19 deaths.

There have been 290 total hospitalizations from COVID-19 in Indian River County, health officials said. The county cases and number of hospitalizations are both cumulative.

There were four people still hospitalized from COVID-19 in the county as of Friday, health officials said.

For the Indian River County cases among residents, 1,592 were white, 380 were black, 341 were listed as “other” and 751 were listed as “unknown.”

There have been 34,443 total tests completed in Indian River County, with 3,087 testing positive and 31,338 testing negative, health officials said. The testing figures account for residents and non-residents.

Statewide, the number of cases increased to 683,754. The number of deaths in Florida increased to 13,459.

See previous Indian River County daily virus coverage here.

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