Coronavirus in IRC update, Dec. 20, 2020

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Afternoon update, Dec. 20, 2020

Indian River County verified 51 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, according to the Florida Department of Health county report. This raises the total amount of county cases to 5,939, while the death toll remained at 152.

Health officials said the numbers in the reports are provisional and subject to change. Health officials said 77 out of the 152 Indian River County deaths were at long-term care facilities.

The long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases can be found here. The facilities with COVID-19 deaths can be found here.

There have been 478 COVID-19 hospitalizations in Indian River County, health officials said. The number of hospitalizations and county cases are both cumulative.

There were 16 people still hospitalized as of Sunday, according to the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration.

For the Indian River County cases among residents, 3,927 were white, 610 were black, 465 were listed as “other” and 879 were listed as “unknown.”

Statewide, the number of virus cases increased to 1,201,566, health officials said. The number of virus-related deaths among residents and non-residents increased to 20,861.

Afternoon update, Dec. 19, 2020

Indian River County verified 58 new COVID-19 cases Saturday, along with one new death, according to the Florida Department of Health dashboard. This raises the total amount of county cases to 5,889, while the death toll increased to 152.

Health officials said the numbers in the reports are provisional and subject to change.

The long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases can be found here. The facilities with COVID-19 deaths can be found here.

There have been 477 COVID-19 hospitalizations in Indian River County, health officials said. The number of hospitalizations and county cases are both cumulative.

There were 15 people still hospitalized as of Saturday, according to the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration.

For the Indian River County cases among residents, 3,884 were white, 605 were black, 467 were listed as “other” and 875 were listed as “unknown.”

Statewide, the number of virus cases increased to 1,193,165, health officials said. The number of virus-related deaths among residents and non-residents increased to 20,764.

Afternoon update, Dec. 18, 2020

Indian River County verified 107 new COVID-19 cases Friday, along with one new death, according to the Florida Department of Health county report. The new record set the total amount of county cases at 5,831, while the death toll increased to 151.

Friday’s numbers are the highest single-day increase for Indian River County, Health Officer Miranda Hawker said. The previous record was set July 24, when the county recorded 101 virus cases, Hawker said.

Health officials said the numbers in the reports are provisional and subject to change. Health officials said 77 out of the 151 Indian River County deaths were at long-term care facilities.

The long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases can be found here. The facilities with COVID-19 deaths can be found here.

There have been 474 COVID-19 hospitalizations in Indian River County, health officials said. The number of hospitalizations and county cases are both cumulative.

There were 12 people still hospitalized as of Friday, according to the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration.

For the Indian River County cases among residents, 3,838 were white, 596 were black, 459 were listed as “other” and 880 were listed as “unknown.”

Statewide, the number of virus cases increased to 1,181,483, health officials said. The number of virus-related deaths among residents and non-residents increased to 20,690.

Afternoon update, Dec. 17, 2020

Indian River County verified 57 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, according to the Florida Department of Health county report. This raises the total amount of county cases to 5,725, while the death toll remained at 150.

Health officials said the numbers in the reports are provisional and subject to change. Health officials said 76 out of the 150 Indian River County deaths were at long-term care facilities.

The long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases can be found here. The facilities with COVID-19 deaths can be found here.

There have been 472 COVID-19 hospitalizations in Indian River County, health officials said. The number of hospitalizations and county cases are both cumulative.

There were 15 people still hospitalized as of Thursday, according to the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration.

For the Indian River County cases among residents, 3,764 were white, 580 were black, 457 were listed as “other” and 870 were listed as “unknown.”

Statewide, the number of virus cases increased to 1,168,483, health officials said. The number of virus-related deaths among residents and non-residents increased to 20,594.

Afternoon update, Dec. 16, 2020

Indian River County added 59 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, along with two new deaths, according to the Florida Department of Health county report. This raises the total amount of county cases to 5,667, while the death toll increased to 150.

Health officials said the numbers in the reports are provisional and subject to change.

Health officials said 76 out of the 150 Indian River County deaths were at long-term care facilities.

The long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases can be found here. The facilities with COVID-19 deaths can be found here.

There have been 470 COVID-19 hospitalizations in Indian River County, health officials said. The number of hospitalizations and county cases are both cumulative.

There were 19 people still hospitalized as of Wednesday, according to the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration.

For the Indian River County cases among residents, 3,692 were white, 577 were black, 460 were listed as “other” and 884 were listed as “unknown.”

Statewide, the number of virus cases increased to 1,155,335, health officials said. The number of virus-related deaths among residents and non-residents increased to 20,490.

See previous Indian River County virus coverage here.

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