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Brevard County reported two newly recorded coronavirus deaths Saturday, one of which was connected to a long-term care facility such as a nursing home or assisted-living facility, data from the Florida Department of Health show.
So far, the county has lost 293 people to the virus, with 83 deaths were reported this month.
At least 178 deaths were connected to long-term care facilities such as nursing homes, up one from the previous day.
Brevard also added 72 new COVID-19 cases to its total of 8,800 — 8,773 residents and 27 nonresidents affected.
Here are details on the two deaths reported Saturday:
•A 75-year-old man who had contact with another confirmed case. It is unknown if his case was travel-related. His positive test was first recorded by the