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Number of coronavirus cases declining but 8 deaths reported over weekend on Treasure Coast

Although COVID-19 cases continue to decline on the Treasure Coast, an additional eight deaths in the region were reported over the weekend.

Six of the deaths were in St. Lucie County. Those who died from the virus were two men, both 86, another man 82, and women ages 92, 82 and 71. The other deaths occurred in Indian River County, a 90-year-old man and a 92-year-old man.

In all, 15 people have died in St. Lucie County and four each in Martin and Indian River counties. The average age of the people who have died on the Treasure Coast from coronavirus is 79.

Meanwhile, the growth of cases on the Treasure Coast continues to decline. The Treasure Coast this morning reported its smallest case growth, with just an additional 5 cases over yesterday. St. Lucie reported two additional cases for a total of 204, Martin also reported two additional cases for a total of 152, and Indian River reported one additional case for a total of 85.

Florida reported an additional 664 cases, for a total of 26,660 cases. So far, 789 people have died in Florida from coronavirus.

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