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LYNN SURPASSES 15,000 VIRUS CASES
BY GAYLA CAWLEY| February 10, 2021
Lynn surpassed 15,000 coronavirus cases on Wednesday.
With 61 new cases reported, Lynn now has 15,046 cases, 1,313 of which are active, according to city data.
The city also reported another death on Wednesday to bring its COVID-19 death toll to 184. A total of 13,549 people have recovered from the virus.
New virus cases were also reported in Lynnfield, Peabody, Revere, and Salem on Wednesday.
In Revere, 31 new cases were reported to bring the city’s total numbers to 9,208 cases and 141 deaths, the city website said.
Peabody has reported 29 new cases since Monday, which brings the city’s caseload to 5,847. The city’s death toll is 283 and 5,005 people have recovered from the virus, according to the health department.
Eleven new cases were reported in Salem, which now has 3,872 cases and 68 deaths, the city website reported.
In Lynnfield, four new cases were reported to bring the town’s caseload to 950. Twenty-eight people have died, the town website said.
Numbers remained the same in Nahant (215 cases, six deaths) and were not updated in Marblehead, Saugus or Swampscott.
As of Monday, Swampscott had 888 cases and 16 deaths, Marblehead had 1,070 cases and 31 deaths as of Friday, and Saugus (3,280 cases, 61 deaths) has not provided updated numbers since last Thursday.