The number of newly confirmed COVID-19 cases reported yesterday (Nov. 4) by the town over the last seven days was 46 – an increase of one over the previous week, according to Town Manager Scott C. Crabtree. The recently confirmed COVID cases raised the number of total cases to 5,079 since March of last year, Crabtree said in a press release yesterday.
There have been 636 new cases over the past 10 weeks – an average of 63.6 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.