5th Brevard County Coronavirus Case Is 2nd Non-Travel Related

The coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Credit: CDC

UPDATE: Brevard County Coronavirus Cases Rise To 7

BREVARD COUNTY, Florida – A fifth positive case of coronavirus in Brevard County was identified by the Florida Department of Health on Saturday, March 21, 2020.

The fifth case is a male and the second Brevard County resident who did not contract COVID-19 from travel.

The other three Brevard County coronavirus cases are travel-related, according to the Florida Department of Health.

The other cases are a 32-year-old male Northrop Grumman employee, another male, and two females ages 32 to 76 with an average of 59.

72 Brevard County residents are currently under investigation as possible coronavirus cases with ages ranging from 3 to 97. The average age is 57.

The number of Florida coronavirus cases more than quadrupled in five days from 155 on March 16 to 706 on March 21.