COVID Florida cases deaths Brevard
Brevard County reported one newly-confirmed coronavirus death Sunday, according to Florida Department of Health data. Brevard also added 43 new coronavirus cases.
So far, the county has lost 277 people to the virus, with 67 of those deaths reported this month. At least 165 deaths were connected to longterm care facilities such as nursing homes, up one from the previous day.
The death reported Sunday was that of an 86-year-old female. Her case was not travel-related it and it was unknown if she had contact with another confirmed case. Her positive test was first recorded by the state on Sept. 14.
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The coronavirus case total for the county was 8,395 — 8,368 residents and 27 nonresidents affected.
It’s important to note the exact dates of these deaths are not made public by the department of health. Often there is a lag between the person’s death and when it is reported by the Florida Department of Health. Also, a “case” is a person who tests positive for the first time, according to FDOH.
The total number of people tested in Brevard was 102,510 (94,056 testing negative), for a cumulative positive percentage rate of 8.19%. FDOH county report show on Saturday 949 people tested negative, and there was a percent positive of 4.33% for new cases here. The median age of those testing positive here is 44. The median age statewide is 40.
FDOH data show 764 Florida residents have been hospitalized in Brevard since the pandemic began, up three from the previous day.
In total, 3,818 males and 4,545 females have tested positive for coronavirus.
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According to the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration, at 12:15 p.m. Sunday, Brevard had 46 people hospitalized for COVID-19 in its seven major hospitals, down four from the previous day. Of the 1,301 total staffed hospital bed capacity, 33% of beds were available in those hospitals. Of the 166 total adult ICU bed capacity, 36% were available.
Here’s a snapshot of this month’s coronavirus cases in Brevard:
Sept. 1: 144 cases
Sept. 2: 45 cases, 8 deaths
Sept. 3: 41 cases, 5 deaths
Sept. 4: 68 cases, 5 deaths
Sept. 5: 66 cases, 6 deaths
Sept. 6: 35 cases, 1 death
Sept. 7: 23 cases
Sept. 8: 33 cases
Sept. 9: 53 cases, 2 deaths
Sept. 10: 45 cases, 8 deaths
Sept. 11: 74 cases, 8 deaths
Sept. 12: 65 cases, 1 death
Sept. 13: 34 cases
Sept. 14: 35 cases, 2 deaths
Sept. 15: 55 cases, 7 deaths
Sept. 16: 47 cases, 3 deaths
Sept. 17: 96 cases, 4 deaths
Sept. 18: 71 cases, 4 deaths
Sept. 19: 88 cases, 2 deaths
Sept. 20: 43 cases, 1 death
FDOH dashboard show the state added 2,521 cases Sunday for a cumulative total of 683,754 cases (675,691 residents and 8,063 nonresidents affected). The dashboard also shows 5,102,203 people have been tested with 4,411,335 negative results for a cumulative percent positive of 13.4%.
Statewide, the death toll for Florida residents was 13,296 with nine newly recorded deaths.
Total number of Florida residents hospitalized since the pandemic began increased to 42,453, an increase of 79 from the previous day.
Cases by race of Brevard residents
Unknown/no data: 2,222
Cases by ethnicity
Unknown/no data: 2,642
City by city
Here’s the city-by-city count as of Sunday, although some of these may include unincorporated areas. Note: Per FDOH, these are provisional. We are showing the increase over 24 hours.
Total cases as of Sept. 20: 8,395
Melbourne: 2,438, an increase of 13
Palm Bay: 1,800, an increase of 13
Cocoa: 860, an increase of 1
Merritt Island: 643, an increase of 4
Titusville: 533, an increase of 1
Rockledge: 520, an increase of 1
Missing, Brevard: 268, an increase of 3 (this is how it appears on FDOH report)
Satellite Beach: 200
Cocoa Beach: 183
West Melbourne: 176
Indialantic: 148, an increase of 1
Cape Canaveral: 91
Mims: 91, an increase of 1
Melbourne Beach: 86, an increase of 1
Indian Harbour Beach: 74
Sebastian: 39, an increase of 2
Grant-Valkaria: 30, an increase of 1
Barefoot Bay: 26, an increase of 2
Patrick Air Force Base: 25
Palm Shores: 14
Port St. John: 5
Orlando, Brevard: 3
Kissimmee, Brevard: 1
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