Marlborough: 1,100 Tested For COVID-19; Only 9 Positive

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MARLBOROUGH – Since the announcement of the “Stop the Spread” Program, over 1,100 people have been tested at Marlborough Hospital. Of those tested, only nine came back positive for COVID-19, with a positivity rate of 0.82% over the last five days, announced the City of Marlborough today, July 16.

The City of Marlborough continues to work with the Commonwealth and test providers to offer this benefit free of charge.

Plans are currently underway for overflow parking to alleviate the backup of Umass Memorial Marlborough Hospital test site participants. If you have any questions, please contact the Marlborough Board of Health at 508-460-3751 or the Office of Mayor Arthur Vigeant at 508-460-3770.

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Those interested can be tested at Umass Memorial Marlborough Hospital, AFC Urgent Care on Boston Post Road West, and a mobile unit sponsored by AIDs Project Worcester. More information on specific testing times and locations can be found at https://www.mass.gov/info-details/stop-the-spread

If you’ve tested positive for COVID-19, the COVID Community Team will be reaching out via phone to you and your close contacts to slow the spread of the virus. We’ll make sure that you are getting the medical attention you need and support through quarantine, said the City.

Your caller ID will show the call is coming from 508-460-3751 in addition to this number look out for area codes (833) or (857) and answer the call to keep your community safe.

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