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LYNN REPORTS 61 NEW VIRUS CASES, PEABODY DEATH TOLL UP TO 308

BY GAYLA CAWLEY| March 31, 2021

New coronavirus cases were reported Wednesday in Lynn, Peabody, Revere and Salem.

Peabody also reported two additional deaths to bring the city’s death toll to 308.

Thirty-five new cases have been reported in Peabody since Monday to bring the city’s caseload to 6,687. Of that total, 5,814 people have recovered from the virus, according to the health department.

In Lynn, 61 new cases were reported to bring the city’s caseload to 16,524. Of that total, 389 cases are active, 208 people have died, and 15,927 have recovered, according to city data.

Revere reported 35 new cases to bring the city’s total numbers to 10,171 cases and 159 deaths, the city website reported.

Nineteen new cases were reported in Salem, which now has 4,345 cases and 78 deaths.

Numbers remained the same in Lynnfield (1,115 cases, 29 deaths) and Nahant (243 cases, nine deaths) and were not updated in Marblehead, Saugus or Swampscott.

Swampscott had 1,050 cases and 19 deaths as of Monday, Marblehead had 1,231 cases and 31 deaths as of last Friday, and Saugus (3,818 cases, 67 deaths) has not provided updated numbers since last Thursday.