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No new virus deaths reported
By Gayla Cawley
Several North Shore communities reported a handful of new cases, but no additional deaths on Wednesday.
Lynn, Marblehead, Peabody, Revere, Saugus and Swampscott all reported new cases, while numbers remained the same in Lynnfield and Nahant.
Fourteen new cases were reported in Lynn on Wednesday, to bring the city’s total number to 3,770.
Of that total, 516 are active, 104 residents have died and 3,150 have recovered from the virus, according to city data.
Marblehead reported an additional case to bring the town’s total numbers to 240 cases and 30 deaths, according to the state Department of Public Health.
In Peabody, six new cases were reported. The city now has 1,091 cases and 165 deaths, and 849 people have recovered, according to the city’s health department.
Seven new cases were reported in Revere to bring the city’s caseload to 1,886 — 165 people have died and 1,627 have recovered from the virus, according to the city website.
Saugus reported an additional case on Wednesday. The town now has 562 cases and 36 deaths, according to the DPH.
With three new cases reported, Swampscott now has 136 cases and nine deaths, according to DPH data.
Numbers remained the same in Lynnfield (101 cases, 11 deaths) and Nahant (42 cases, six deaths) on Wednesday.