FRAMINGHAM – The City of Framingham is reporting four additional deaths due to COVID-19 or complications from the virus today, April 29.
This brings the total number of deaths since the pandemic began to 21.
The City of Framingham reported 48 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, April 29.
With the 48 new cases, the City of Framingham said it has had a total of 780 positive coronavirus cases since the pandemic began.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts reported 816 total positive cases of the virus in Framingham as of 4 p.m. today, April 29.
The good news is that the City is reporting 198 individuals have recovered from the virus.
The number of COVID-19 cases in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts surpassed 60,000 today, April 29.
And today’s announcement of 250 deaths is the highest since the pandemic began.
Today, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health is reporting a total of 60,265 positive cases since the pandemic began.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is reporting 1,963 new COVD-19 cases as of Wednesday, April 29.
Since the pandemic began, the Commonwealth is now reporting 3,405 deaths.
The Commonwealth reported 252 new deaths in the last 24 hours.
(Editor’s Note: The state report does say the deaths it reports every 24 hours may not have happened in the last 24 hours.)
There is no cure and no vaccine.
As of today at 4 p.m., the state has tested 265,618 individuals.
The state tested more than 11,000 individuals in the last 24 hours.
It is unknown how many people in Framingham have been tested.
Last week, the number of COVID-19 cases hospitalized was at 9%. A good sign it has been at 7% all week, and today dropped to 6%.
Middlesex County has the most positive cases at 13,799.
The Centers for Disease Control is reporting 57,505 deaths as of noon on April 29.
The U.S. is leading the world in COVID-19 deaths.
The United States now has the post confirmed cases worldwide 1.03 million cases as of 3 p.m. April 29.
Worldwide, there are more than 3.73 million confirmed cases.
It is important for residents to continue to practice social distancing.