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31 more COVID-19 cases on Treasure Coast
The daily report from the Florida Department of Health showed an additional 31 cases for the Treasure Coast today. Fourteen of the cases were in St. Lucie County, 14 in Martin County and three in Indian River County.
Records show 24 people have been hospitalized in St. Lucie, 11 in Martin and nine in Indian River for treatment of COVID-19 symptoms. With 60 cases, Martin has the most cases adjusted for population, one for every 2,683 people. Indian River has 52 cases, or one case for every 3,075 people. St. Lucie has 81 cases, or one case for every 4,053 people. The Treasure Coast has had three deaths — all in St. Lucie County — but none reported in recent days.
Florida reported at total of 12,151 cases today, with a total of 218 deaths, an increase in 27 deaths from the day before.
As a service to readers and restaurants on the Treasure Coast, Indian River Magazine Inc. has created a website showing restaurants that are open for carryout and/or delivery in St. Lucie, Indian River and Martin counties. The site includes hours and days carryout is available as well as popular dishes. See the new site at treasurecoastrestaurants.com
St. Lucie Jewelry & Coins and St. Lucie Jewelry and Pawn open
St. Lucie Jewelry & Coins, 9168 S U.S. 1, Port St. Lucie, and St. Lucie Jewelry and Pawn, 1100 NE Jensen Beach Blvd., Jensen Beach, are continuing to operate from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
“We are a non-bank lending service providing short term loans on anything of value,’’ says owner Hawk Levy. “We also provide 'non-bank' financial services in the form cash purchases on consumers valuables. For many this may be their last resort to access cash in this crisis.''
Reach St. Lucie Jewelry & Cloins at 772.337.4700 and St. Lucie Jewelry & Pawn at 772.232.6377.
Is your church offering virtual services during Holy Week?
Indian River Magazine is compiling a list of churches on the Treasure Coast providing livestreaming of services during Easter Week. The listing will be shared online and via social media throughout Easter Week. If you are a pastor or authorized representative of your church, please visit https://www.indianrivermagazine.com/treasure-coast-churches/ and complete by noon Monday, April 6.
TODAY’S HOMETOWN HERO BY MARYANN KETCHAM
Stepping in by driving up, Michael Marsh, bottom left, and his group, Team Success Enterprises Inc. have delivered basic necessities and supplies such as nonperishable food items, produce, disinfectant, and hope to the youth living at Hibiscus Village in Vero Beach. "We plan to provide an abundance of Easter candy so the teens can enjoy the spring holiday," said Marsh, president of Team Success. "Our shelters are pivotal here in Indian River County. Whether we help out during holidays or during emergencies such as this, it's our calling to help the helpers and uplift the uplifters, as we like to say."
Thanks to Marsh and Team Success, the young residents of Hibiscus Children's Shelter have the necessary supplies to stay healthy and safe.
Do you know somebody on the Treasure Coast who should be singled out for praise because of their actions during the coronavirus pandemic? Whether it’s a nurse at the local hospital, a volunteer at the local food bank or a grocery clerk going the extra mile, Treasure Coast Business and Indian River Magazine Inc. will help you sing their praises in our new online feature Hometown Heroes of the Treasure Coast. Visitwww.indianrivermagazine.com/hometown-heroes/
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• In Vero Beach and Port St. Lucie contact Lisa Crawford at [email protected] or 516.721.0848.
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