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FRAMINGHAM – The City of Framingham announced its 89th and 90th COVID-19 death.

Yesterday, the City surpassed 1,600 coronavirus cases since the pandemic began this year.

Since the pandemic began on March 11 in the City, there have been 1,614 positive COVID-19 cases.

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Framingham is one of the top 10 communities in the state with coronavirus cases. Framingham ranks 14th in the state for population.

The good news is 875 individuals have recovered..

The City reported 2 new COVID-19 deaths today, May 26. The City said both deaths were related to nursing facilities.

In total, there have been 90 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 193 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.