Additional coronavirus cases on Treasure Coast continue decline
Today’s report from the Florida Department of Health showed the Treasure Coast continuing to come off its high of additional cases achieved four days ago.
The three counties this morning reported a total of 15 additional cases, with Martin adding 8 cases, St. Lucie adding 2 cases and Indian River adding five cases. Martin County reported its first death, a 77-year-old man. Six people have died in St. Lucie County while no deaths have been reported in Indian River County.
In a comparison of daytime reports from the Department of Health, the Treasure Coast had the highest number of cases, 51, on April 6, but has reported fewer additional cases since then.
Port St. Lucie leads Treasure Coast cities in case numbers, with 101, followed by Stuart with 56, Vero Beach with 50, Fort Pierce with 28, Palm City with 21, Jensen Beach with 8 and Sebastian with 5.
Florida also continued to come off its high of additional cases achieved April 3, when an additional 1,526 cases were reported. Today’s report showed the state with an additional 908 cases, the lowest number of additional cases since April 1. Statewide, 354 people have died from coronavirus, an increase of 45 deaths over the day before.