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Peabody reports three additional virus deaths

By Gayla Cawley | June 17, 2020

Three more Peabody residents have died from the coronavirus, which brings the city’s death toll to 156, according to Health Director Sharon Cameron. 

Although Peabody continues to report additional deaths, the city has been seeing a low number of new COVID-19 cases each day. 

As of Monday, Peabody has 1,035 cases, with three new cases reported since last Friday — 663 residents have recovered from the virus, Cameron said. 

Lynn, Marblehead and Revere reported a handful of new cases, but no additional deaths. 

With two new cases reported on Tuesday, Lynn now has 3,578 cases and 95 deaths. Of the city’s total cases, 1,041 are active and 2,442 people have recovered from the virus, according to city data. 

Marblehead reported two new cases on Monday to bring the town’s totals to 227 cases and 30 deaths.

In Revere, there were three new cases on Tuesday, which brings the city’s caseload to 1,765. Seventy-eight people have died and 1,444 have recovered from the virus, according to city data. 

Numbers remained the same in Lynnfield (96 cases and 11 deaths) and Nahant (42 cases and six deaths) on Tuesday.

At press time, Saugus and Swampscott had not released updated numbers. 

Saugus has reported 554 cases and 34 deaths as of Monday and Swampscott has not updated its numbers since last Wednesday, June 10 when 127 cases and eight deaths were reported.