Brevard adds 166 new cases and two new deaths
Editor’s note: This COVID-19 report provides important public safety information from the Florida Department of Health.
Florida and Brevard’s total testing numbers, including the cumulative positive and negative tests and the percent positive rate over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, have disappeared from the state’s interactive dashboard and daily reports.
The Florida Department of Health said in a statement to multiple USA Today affiliates that the state was making “adjustments” to the dashboard to ensure Floridians recieve “clear, accurate information.”
“The previously reported cumulative number did not reflect the current status of the pandemic in Florida,” the FDOH stated. “This change is in line with the CDC recommendation that calculation of percent positivity ‘[is] applied consistently and with clear communication, will allow public health officials to follow magnitude and trends effectively, and the trends will be useful for local public health decision making.”
The Florida Department of Health confirmed 166 new COVID-19 cases in Brevard on Tuesday, bringing the total to 11,249: 11,194 residents and 55 non-residents.
The county reported two new deaths. A total of 368 Florida resident deaths in Brevard have been confirmed by the state since the beginning of the pandemic, and 219 have been staff or residents of long term care facilities such as nursing homes. A total of 997 residents have been hospitalized in Brevard, four more than on Monday.
On Monday, 1,831 Florida residents were tested in Brevard, and 169 (9.23%) tested positive. It’s not clear why more positive tests were counted than new cases. The state has said data included in its daily reports is provisional and my later change.
Information about the two deaths reported Tuesday was not available before press time.
As of 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, 61 Brevard residents were hospitalized with coronavirus, down one from Tuesday, according to data from the Agency for Health Care Administration.
Across Brevard’s seven major hospitals, 344 (26%) of 1,308 total staffed beds were available. In those hospitals, 32 (20%) out of 160 adult ICU beds were available.
FDOH data show the state added 4,289 cases Tuesday for a total of 786,311 cases (776,215 residents and 10,096 nonresidents).
Statewide, 16,652 people have died from the virus, with 57 new deaths recorded Tuesday. A total of 997 Florida residents have been hospitalized with the virus.
On Monday, 64,043 of 68,332 Florida residents tested negative, a 6.28% positivity rate.
Cases by race of Brevard residents
Cases by ethnicity
Unknown/no data: 3,372
City by city
Here are the cases per city or unincorporated area as of Tuesday, along with the increase over the past 24 hours.
Note: Per FDOH, these numbers are provisional.
- Melbourne: 3,273, up 41
- Palm Bay: 2,372, up 39
- Cocoa: 1,049, up 5
- Merritt Island: 804, up 7
- Titusville: 712, up 17
- Rockledge: 643, up 3
- Missing, Brevard: 551, up 30 (this is how it appears on FDOH report)
- Satellite Beach: 270, up 4
- Cocoa Beach: 248, up 3
- West Melbourne: 213, up 4
- Indialantic: 224, up 3
- Cape Canaveral: 131
- Mims: 124, up 1
- Melbourne Beach: 117, up 1
- Indian Harbour Beach: 110, up 3
- Malabar: 88, up 1
- Sebastian: 62
- Viera: 53, up 1
- Grant-Valkaria: 40
- Barefoot Bay: 35, up 1
- Patrick Air Force Base: 31, up 1
- Palm Shores: 16
- Micco: 11
- Port St. John: 5
- Valkaria: 4
- Orlando, Brevard: 4
- Scottsmoor: 2
- Kissimmee, Brevard: 1
- Sharpes: 1
Cases by zip code
- 32907: 888 (Palm Bay, Malabar, West Melbourne)
- 32904: 886 (Melbourne Village, Melbourne, Palm Bay, West Melbourne, June Park)
- 32901: 844 (Melbourne, Palm Bay, West Melbourne)
- 32909: 840 (Palm Bay, Malabar, Grant-Valkaria)
- 32940: 719 (Palm Shores, Melbourne, Viera East, Viera West)
- 32935: 717 (Palm Shores, Melbourne)
- 32955: 705 (Rockledge, Cocoa, Cocoa West, Viera East, Viera West)
- 32905: 548 (Melbourne, Palm Bay, Malabar, West Melbourne)
- 32780: 475 (Titusville, Port St. John)
- 32953: 462 (Titusville, Merritt Island)
- 32922: 442 (Rockledge, Cocoa, Cocoa West)
- 32937: 433 (Satellite Beach, Melbourne, Indian Harbour Beach, Merritt Island, Patrick AFB, South Patrick Shores)
- 32934: 397 (Melbourne, West Melbourne)
- 32952: 373 (Satellite Beach, Merritt Island)
- 32927: 337 (Titusville, Port St. John, Sharpes)
- 32926: 311 (Rockledge, Cocoa, Cocoa West, Port St. John, Sharpes)
- 32796: 297 (Titusville, Mims)
- 32908: 286 (Palm Bay)
- 32903: 255 (Melbourne, Indialantic, Indian Harbour Beach)
- 32931: 252 (Cape Canaveral, Cocoa Beach)
- 32920: 133 (Cape Canaveral, Cocoa Beach)
- 32754: 129 (Mims)
- 32951: 126 (Indialantic, Melbourne Beach, Micco)
- 32976: 113 (Grant-Valkaria, Micco, Roseland)
- 32950: 94 (Palm Bay, Malabar, Grant-Valkaria)
- 32949: 44 (Malabar, Grant-Valkaria, Micco)
- 32925: 31 (Patrick AFB, South Patrick Shores)
- 32948: 0 (Fellsmere)
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