COVID-19 on Treasure Coast: What you need to know Friday, July 31

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The Treasure Coast reported 166 new cases of COVID-19 Friday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 10,797, according to the Florida Department of Health.

Eight new deaths associated with COVID-19 were reported for the Treasure Coast Friday, bringing the death toll associated with the virus to 240.

The death toll increased by four in Indian River County and two each in St. Lucie and Martin counties.

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Health officials have said the virus is not necessarily the cause of death, but they record people who at some point test positive for the virus and later die.

Here’s a breakdown of the latest numbers across the Treasure Coast:

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Indian River County

County

  • Total number of cases: 2,204
  • Residents: 2,191
  • Non-residents: 13

Conditions and care

  • Deaths: 45
  • Hospitalizations, residents: 153
  • Hospitalizations, non-residents: 3

COVID-19 tests administered 

  • Total tested: 24,764
  • Positive tests: 2,204
  • Negative tests: 22,550
  • Inconclusive: 10
  • Awaiting testing: 52

Cases by city, if known

  • Vero Beach: 1,501
  • Fellsmere: 356
  • Sebastian: 222
  • Missing: 103
  • Wabasso: 6
  • Roseland: 2
  • Indian River Shores: 1

Ages:

  • Range: 0 to 99
  • Median age: 41

Gender

  • Male: 985
  • Female: 1,171
  • Unknown: 35

Race

  • Black: 211
  • White: 918
  • Other: 239
  • Unknown: 823

St. Lucie County

County

  • Total number of cases: 5,002
  • Residents: 4,982
  • Non-residents: 20

Conditions and care

  • Deaths: 120
  • Hospitalizations, residents: 315
  • Hospitalizations, non-residents: 2

COVID-19 tests administered

  • Total tested: 39,239
  • Positive tests: 5,002
  • Negative tests: 34,187
  • Inconclusive: 50
  • Awaiting testing: 258

Cases by city, if known

  • Port St. Lucie: 2,951
  • Fort Pierce: 1,817
  • Missing: 201
  • St. Lucie West: 4
  • Hutchinson Island: 1

Ages

  • Range: 0 to 104
  • Median age: 43

Gender

  • Male: 2,225
  • Female: 2,700
  • Unknown: 57

Race

  • Black: 1,019
  • White: 1,557
  • Other: 644
  • Unknown: 1,762

Martin County

County

  • Total number of cases: 3,591
  • Residents: 3,567
  • Non-residents: 24

Conditions and care

  • Deaths: 75
  • Hospitalizations, residents: 313
  • Hospitalizations, non-residents: 3

COVID-19 tests administered

  • Total tested: 24,278
  • Positive tests: 3,591
  • Negative tests: 20,654
  • Inconclusive: 33
  • Awaiting testing: 48

City, if known

  • Stuart: 1,758
  • Indiantown: 892
  • Palm City: 364
  • Hobe Sound: 246
  • Jensen Beach: 180
  • Missing: 115
  • Sewall’s Point: 3
  • Port Salerno: 2
  • Ocean Breeze: 1

Ages

  • Range: 0 to 100
  • Median age: 39

Gender

  • Male: 1,8341
  • Female: 1,704
  • Unknown: 22

Race

  • Black: 204
  • White: 1,537
  • Other: 1,004
  • Unknown: 822

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