COVID-19: LOCAL NEWS

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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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COVID-19 TESTING SUSPENDED IN NAHANT

BY ELYSE CARMOSINO| January 7, 2021

NAHANT — COVID-19 testing has been suspended in Nahant because the town’s CARES Act funding is depleted, according to Town Administrator Antonio Barletta.

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NEW VIRUS CASES, ADDITIONAL DEATHS REPORTED IN LYNN, REVERE, SWAMPSCOTT

BY GAYLA CAWLEY| January 7, 2021

Lynn and Revere reported triple-digit increases in coronavirus cases and additional deaths on Thursday.

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LYNN MARKS NEW SINGLE-DAY VIRUS HIGH WITH 210 REPORTED CASES

BY GAYLA CAWLEY| January 5, 2021

LYNN — More than 200 coronavirus cases were reported in Lynn on Tuesday, which marks a new single-day high for the city.

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NEW VIRUS CASES, DEATHS REPORTED ACROSS NORTH SHORE

BY GAYLA CAWLEY| January 4, 2021

New coronavirus cases and additional deaths were reported in Lynn, Lynnfield, Peabody, Saugus and Revere on Monday.

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LYNN MATCHES SINGLE-DAY HIGH WITH 196 NEW VIRUS CASES

BY GAYLA CAWLEY| December 30, 2020

LYNN — Lynn matched its previous single-day record Wednesday, with 196 new coronavirus cases reported over a 24-hour period.

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LYNN REPORTS 171 NEW VIRUS CASES

BY GAYLA CAWLEY| December 29, 2020

Lynn reported a large spike in coronavirus cases and an additional death, while new cases were also reported in Revere Tuesday.

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