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Numbers decline but 2 people, in Martin and Indian River, die

Although the numbers of additional cases continued to decline, two more deaths were reported today on the Treasure Coast because of coronavirus.

Indian River County reported its first death, an 88-year-old woman, and Martin County reported its second death, a 79-year-old woman. State records showed that the cases were not related to travel and that neither person had been in contact with another known case. Six people in St. Lucie County have died from the virus.

An additional 14 cases of coronavirus were reported for the three counties today, the lowest number since April 3. St. Lucie reported an additional 12 cases, Martin reported an additional two cases and Indian River County reported no new cases.

After a two-day decline, the overall number of cases in Florida edged upward, to an additional 1,167 cases. Florida reported 36 deaths in the last day, the lowest rate since April 6.

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