BREVARD COVID-19 UPDATE, APRIL 17: Space Coast Reports 202 Coronavirus Cases, Seven Deaths
By Space Coast Daily // April 17, 2020
COVID-19 CASES REQUIRING HOSPITALIZATION IS 39
CORONAVIRUS BREVARD UPDATE: Brevard County officials held a press conference on Thursday to update residents on COVID-19 in the area.
APRIL 17, 2020 FLORIDA DEPT. OF HEALTH REPORT
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard County has reported 202 cases of COVID-19 as of Friday afternoon, according to the Florida Department of Health.
According to the Florida Department of Health, the demographic breakdown of the age of those testing positive ranges from 1 to 94, with the median age being 52 years of age, and 50 percent are male and 50 percent are female.
The current Brevard list includes 195 Florida residents and seven non-residents.
Brevard COVID-19 cases requiring hospitalization is 39. Seven deaths have been reported as a result of COVID-19 in Brevard County, including four since Sunday.
The Florida Department of Health reports 4,948 tests have been administered in Brevard County. According to Friday’s report, 4,741 of those tests have come back negative.
While Florida’s testing has increased, the percent of those testing positive for COVID-19 overall is 10.3-percent.
The Florida Department of Health has reported a total of 24,119 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state with 3,507 hospitalized.
Deaths attributed to COVID-19 in Florida are 686 as of Thursday afternoon.
In the U.S., 662,045 cases have been reported and 28,998 deaths have been attributed to COVID-19. Global cases reported are 2,204,511 with 149,378 global deaths.
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