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FRAMINGHAM – The City of Framingham is reporting 57 new cases of the Coronavirus today, May 21.

Framingham has reported 200 new cases in the last 7 days.

The City said in a press release that 43 of the 57 news cases are related to nursing facilities

That brings the total number of positive cases since the pandemic began in the City on March 11 to 1,550 cases.

13% of of the City’s total cases have happened in the last week.

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Framingham is one of the top 15 communities in the state with coronavirus cases.

Seventy of the 1,550 cases are MCI-Framingham inmates, which is 42% of the facility.

The good news is 732 individual have recovered.

The City reported another Covid-19 death today, making 25 in the last week.

In total, there have been 85 deaths due to COVID-19 or complications from the virus in the City since the pandemic began.

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In addition to the active cases, the Framingham Health Department currently is following 237 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 City said via its spokesperson it does not have “Framingham-specific information on how many of our residents are being tested.  The state receive statewide information from all testing labs on the number of tests conducted each day.  We, nor any individual community, receive community-specific information from any testing lab.”

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Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.