Framingham Surpasses 1,400 Coronavirus Cases; 44 New Cases & 5 COVID-19 Deaths in Last 24 Hours

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FRAMINGHAM – The City of Framingham reported 5 more COVID-19 deaths, Saturday, May 16.

The City of Framingham, said in a press release, that all the deaths reported in the last 24 hours were “connected to long term care and skilled nursing facilities.”

Wednesday, the City of Framingham announced 6 more COVID-19 fatalities. And yesterday, May 15, the City reported three deaths. That is 14 deaths in the last four days or 19% of all the deaths since the pandemic began.

In total, there have been 74 deaths due to COVID-19 or complications from the virus.

Today, the City of Framingham reported 44 new cases of the Coronavirus. Yesterday, the City reported 24 new cases.

That is a 5% increase in cases in the last 48 hours.

A press release said 10 of the new 44 cases were due to long-term and senior facilities.

That brings the total number of positive cases since the pandemic began in the City on March 11 to 1,418 cases.

The good news is 561 individual have recovered.

The city now has 783 active cases as of May 16.

In addition to the active cases, the Framingham Health Department currently is following 255 residents in quarantine.

It is unknown how many individuals have been tested for the virus in Framingham.

There are more than 70,000 residents in the City of Framingham.

The 1,418 coronavirus cases is about 2% of the city’s population.


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