Town reports 45 newly confirmed cases over the past week, according to town manager
The number of newly confirmed COVID-19 cases reported yesterday by the town over the last seven days was 45 – a decrease of 20 from the previous week, according to Town Manager Scott C. Crabtree. The recently confirmed COVID cases raised the number of total cases to 5,033 since March of last year, Crabtree said in a press release yesterday.
There have been 590 new cases over the past nine weeks – an average of 65.6 per week.
Meanwhile, there were no COVID-related deaths in Saugus over the past seven days, leaving the death toll linked to the killer virus at 79.
“Our hearts and prayers go out to those families affected by this health pandemic,” Crabtree said.