Brevard County COVID-19 Cases Rise To 918, 17 Deaths

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

BREVARD COUNTY, Florida – The number of cases of coronavirus in Brevard County rose by 40 from 878 yesterday to 918 on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, the Florida Department of Health announced.

The number of deaths also increased from 16 to 17.

Statewide, Florida added 3,286 cases since yesterday and now stands at 103,503.

Melbourne added 14 cases since yesterday.  Palm Bay gained 6 cases. Cocoa, Rockledge, and Merritt Island each increased by 4 cases.

Satellite Beach added 3 cases. Cocoa Beach increased by 2.

Cape Canaveral, Melbourne Beach, and Indialantic each gained 1 new case.

7 males and 10 females have died in Brevard County. Their ages range from 63 to 94. Three of those deaths were associated with long-term care facilities.

 34,580 people in Brevard have tested negative and 918 positive to date. 2 are inconclusive. 1 is awaiting the test results.

12 cases are non-residents.

The State of Florida does not publish the number of recovered coronavirus cases.

“I have asked the Department of Health to track and/or share statistics on “recovered” patients and was told that there are no plans to do that at present as they do not believe there is a standard method to determining “recovered,” Florida State Representative Randy Fine (R-Palm Bay) wrote on his Facebook page.

The Brevard County coronavirus cases known locations and 1-day increase are:

Melbourne 245, +14 since yesterday

Cocoa 167, +4

Palm Bay 162, +6

Titusville 61, +0

Rockledge 52, +4

Merritt Island 49, +4

Satellite Beach 28, +3

Cocoa Beach 26, +2

Viera 15, +0

West Melbourne 11, +0

Indialantic 11, +1

Mims 10, +0

Cape Canaveral 9, +1

Indian Harbour Beach 7, +0

Melbourne Beach 5, +1

Grant 4, +0

Malabar 3, -1

Barefoot Bay 3, +0

Sebastian 3, +0

Valkaria 1, +0

Patrick Air Force Base 1, +0

Port Saint John 1, +0

Missing 32, +1

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