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Case increases stay in single digits for third day in a row on Treasure Coast

The increase in coronavirus cases stayed in the single digits for the third day in a row on the Treasure Coast, according to the Florida Department of Health statistics released this morning.

Treasure Coast cases increased by six from yesterday. The previous daily increases had been four on Tuesday and five on Monday. The last three day increase in single digits for the Treasure Coast had not occurred since March 26.

Martin County had an additional four cases today while St. Lucie County had two additional cases. Cases in Indian River County have remained at 85 since Monday. Two of the Martin cases are reported in 3- and 8-year-old boys. St. Lucie County, which is double the size of Martin and Indian River, has 206 cases. Martin has 160 cases.

Despite the slowdown in cases, St. Lucie reported another death, a 93-year-old woman. In all, 16 people have died in St. Lucie County while Martin County and Indian River County have each had four deaths.

Florida this morning had its smallest case increase — 374 — since late March. The state now has 27,869 cases and 867 deaths.

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