Coronavirus in IRC, March 24 update

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Afternoon update, March 24, 2021

Indian River County verified 31 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, according to the Florida Department of Health county report. This raises the total amount of county cases to 11,573, while the death toll remained at 278.

The numbers in the reports are provisional and subject to change. Health officials said 116 out of the 278 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 virus-related deaths can be found here.

There have been 801 COVID-19 hospitalizations in Indian River County, health officials said. The number of hospitalizations and county cases are both cumulative.

There were 13 people still hospitalized as of Wednesday, according to the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration.

For the Indian River County cases among residents, 7,863 were white, 1,124 were black, 1,036 were listed as “other” and 1,453 were listed as “unknown.”

Statewide, the number of COVID-19 cases increased to 2,021,656, health officials said. The number of virus-related deaths increased to 33,480.

The statewide vaccine summary can be found here. The county-by-county vaccine summary can be found here.

Afternoon update, March 23, 2021

Indian River County verified 29 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, along with one new death, according to the Florida Department of Health county report. This raises the total amount of county cases to 11,543, while the death toll increased to 278.

The numbers in the reports are provisional and subject to change. Health officials said 116 out of the 278 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 virus-related deaths can be found here.

There have been 800 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 Tuesday, according to the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration.

For the Indian River County cases among residents, 7,843 were white, 1,122 were black, 1,033 were listed as “other” and 1,448 were listed as “unknown.”

Statewide, the number of COVID-19 cases increased to 2,016,513, health officials said. The number of virus-related deaths increased to 33,449.

The statewide vaccine summary can be found here. The county-by-county vaccine summary can be found here.

See previous Indian River County daily virus coverage here.

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