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VIRUS CASES SURGE IN LYNN, REVERE AND SAUGUS

BY GAYLA CAWLEY| December 15, 2020

Coronavirus cases surged in Lynn, Revere and Saugus on Tuesday.

Two additional deaths were also reported in Lynn, which brings the city’s death toll to 146.

In Lynn, 127 new cases were reported to bring the city’s caseload to 9,630. Of that total, 1,700 cases are active and 7,784 people have recovered from the virus, according to city data.

Revere reported 97 new cases to bring the city’s total numbers to 5,734 cases and 120 deaths, according to the city website.

In Saugus, 133 new cases have been reported since last Friday. The town now has 1,847 cases and 46 people have died, according to the town website.

Lynnfield reported 17 new cases and an additional death, which brings its virus numbers to 501 cases and 17 deaths, according to the town website.

Numbers remained the same in Nahant (111 cases, six deaths) and were not updated in Marblehead or Swampscott on Tuesday.

As of Monday, Swampscott had 429 cases and 11 deaths, and Marblehead (503 cases, 31 deaths) has not provided updated numbers since last Friday.