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Pat Cogliandro of Salem, left, shares a socially distant conversation with her friend Susan Gruber of Swampscott as they overlook the water at Fisherman's Beach in Swampscott Thursday afternoon. (Spenser Hasak)
SWAMPSCOTT — As of noon Thursday, Swampscott residents are ordered to stay at home until Monday, May 4.  The order makes mandatory the statewide stay-at-home advisory Gov. Charlie Baker issued on March 24 in response to the pandemic of COVID-19, the coronavirus that has infected thousands in Massachusetts, and hundreds of thousands worldwide.  Swampscott has…

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