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VIRUS CASE SPIKES, DEATHS REPORTED IN LYNN AND REVERE

BY GAYLA CAWLEY| January 14, 2021

Lynn and Revere reported another spike in coronavirus cases and additional deaths on Thursday.

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LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS, NEWS SAUGUS HIRES SECOND PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE TO HELP FIGHT RISING COVID CASES

BY ELYSE CARMOSINO| January 14, 2021

SAUGUS — Teresa R. Riley-Singh has been appointed Saugus’ second public health nurse to assist the town’s efforts in mitigating the spread of COVID-19, Town Manager Scott Crabtree announced this week.

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PEABODY REPORTS SIX MORE VIRUS DEATHS; LYNN, REVERE REPORT CASE SPIKES

BY GAYLA CAWLEY| January 13, 2021

Six more people have died from the coronavirus in Peabody since Monday, which brings the city’s death toll to 249.

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HOSPITAL EXECUTIVES DELIVER STRAIGHT TALK ON COVID

BY STEVE KRAUSE| January 13, 2021

The presence of a COVID-19 vaccine will go a long way toward alleviating the scourge that has turned our lives upside down since last March, but there are a lot of other things that have to happen as well.

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NEW VIRUS CASES, DEATHS REPORTED ACROSS NORTH SHORE

BY GAYLA CAWLEY| January 12, 2021

New coronavirus cases were reported in Lynn, Lynnfield, Nahant, Revere and Saugus on Tuesday.

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LYNN, NAHANT, SAUGUS FIRST RESPONDERS RECEIVE MODERNA VACCINE

BY GUTHRIE SCRIMGEOUR AND ELYSE CARMOSINO| January 12, 2021

First responders in Lynn, Nahant, and Saugus received their first dose of Moderna’s new COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday.

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GETTING TESTED AT LYNN’S PROJECT BEACON SITE

BY GUTHRIE SCRIMGEOUR| January 12, 2021

LYNN — The first time I tried to register for a COVID-19 test at the new Project Beacon site, I encountered the following message:

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VIRUS CASES MOUNT IN LYNN, DEATHS REPORTED IN PEABODY AND REVERE

BY GAYLA CAWLEY| January 11, 2021

Coronavirus cases continued to mount Monday in Lynn, and new cases were also reported in Nahant, Peabody, Revere and Swampscott.

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NINE LOCAL COMMUNITIES PREPARE FOR MORE ROLLBACKS

BY GAYLA CAWLEY| January 8, 2021

Leaders from nine North Shore communities have teamed up to prepare for the potential implementation of further economic rollbacks should the post-holiday surge in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations continue.

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FUEL SPILL SHUTS LYNN TEST SITE; MORE COMMUNITIES IN THE RED

BY GAYLA CAWLEY, ELYSE CARMOSINO AND THOR JOURGENSEN| January 8, 2021

Lynn’s largest COVID-19 testing site was shut down on Friday in the midst of the post-holiday surge that has led to skyrocketing case numbers locally and statewide.

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