BREVARD COVID-19 UPDATE, APRIL 18: Space Coast Reports 209 Coronavirus Cases, Seven Deaths
By Space Coast Daily // April 18, 2020
CORONAVIRUS BREVARD UPDATE: Brevard County Commissioner Chairman Bryan Lober and MedFast Urgent Care’s Dr. David Williams discuss the latest developments regarding COVID-19 from a government point of view and medical point of view.
APRIL 18, 2020 FLORIDA DEPT. OF HEALTH REPORT
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard County has reported 209 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 202 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 5,129 tests have been administered in Brevard County. According to Friday’s report, 4,915 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 25,269 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state with 3,680 hospitalized.
Deaths attributed to COVID-19 in Florida are 740 as of Saturday afternoon.
In the U.S., 694,296 cases have been reported and 31,456 deaths have been attributed to COVID-19. Global cases reported are 2,300,874 with 158,422 global deaths.
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