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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.
In Lynn, 171 new cases were reported to bring the city’s caseload to 11,126.
Of that total, 1,821 cases are active in Lynn, 154 people have died, and 9,151 have recovered from the virus, according to city data.
Revere reported 34 new cases to bring the city’s caseload to 6,667. The city’s death toll is 121, according to the city website.
An additional death was reported in Lynnfield to bring the town’s death toll to 19. The town’s caseload remained the same at 659.
Numbers remained the same in Nahant (133 cases, six deaths) and were not updated in Marblehead, Peabody, Saugus or Swampscott.
As of Monday, Marblehead had 653 cases and 31 deaths, Peabody had 3,907 cases and 228 deaths, and Swampscott had 550 cases and 11 deaths. Saugus (2,138 cases, 48 deaths) has not provided updated numbers since last Thursday.