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LYNN REPORTS TRIPLE-DIGIT COVID CASE SPIKE, DEATHS REPORTED IN REVERE, SAUGUS

BY GAYLA CAWLEY| January 21, 2021

Following two days of reporting fewer than 100 new coronavirus cases, Lynn was back to reporting a triple-digit case increase on Thursday.

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VIRUS CASES CONTINUE TO MOUNT IN LYNN, REVERE

BY GAYLA CAWLEY| January 19, 2021

Coronavirus cases continue to climb in Lynn and Revere, which each reported an additional spike on Tuesday,

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NINE NORTH SHORE COMMUNITIES IN COVID RED

BY GAYLA CAWLEY| January 15, 2021

Nine local North Shore communities are in the red this week as the state’s post-holiday surge in coronavirus cases continues.

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LYNN LAWMAKERS SAY $627 MILLION ECONOMIC RECOVERY BILL WILL PROVIDE ‘MUCH-NEEDED’ RELIEF

BY GAYLA CAWLEY| January 18, 2021

BOSTON — Lynn legislators are praising the state’s newly passed economic development bill, which will provide $627 million of coronavirus relief for small businesses, workers and housing development.

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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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