2,700+ Jellyfish Stings On Volusia Beaches In Past 11 Days

By on June 18, 2018 in WNDB News

UPDATE (06-21-18): 199 stings were reported by Beach Safety on Wednesday.

Over 550 stings were reported on Tuesday, the most so far in a single day over the past two weeks.

397 stings were reported on Monday.

During an appearance earlier this week on WNDB’s Volusia Today, Beach Safety Director Ray Manchester says there is no apparent reason for the large influx of jellyfish and that it might last a while longer.

Earlier reporting below.

Daytona Beach, FL – The jellyfish invasion continues on Volusia County’s beaches.

Lifeguards have received over 2,000 reports of beachgoers being stung in the last nine days, including 250 on Father’s Day.

No serious or major injuries have been reported by anyone who was stung.

Click here to read why lifeguards tell us this is happening.


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