MARLBOROUGH – The City of Marlborough saw a 25% increase COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of positive cases since the pandemic began to 124 cases.
Yesterday, April 9, the City reported 99 cases.
The City of Marlborough today, April 10, reported 42 individual have recovered from COVID-19, for a total of 80 active cases.
Two individuals in the City of Marlborough have died from COVID-19, since the pandemic began.
Neighboring Framingham has 179 cases, the most in MetroWest.
There are now more than 20,000 cases in the Commonwealth and almost 600 deaths, since the pandemic began.
Massachusetts has now tested more than 100,000 individuals. Within the last 24 hours, more than 7,400 individuals were tested and 29% tested positive.
One reason for the high rate is that the Baker-Polito administration has decided to do aggressive testing at senior living facilities, using the National Guard.
“No one really knows how many people will be lost to this virus,” said the Governor, but he said talking to public health experts the numbers will be “extraordinary.”