MARLBOROUGH – The City of Marlborough today, September 23 announced 11 new positive COVID-19 cases since Monday.
The City is reporting a total of 1,186 cases, since the pandemic began.
Marlborough became one of the Commonwealth’s high-risk communities in the state tonight with a rate of 8.4.
8 cases per day over 100,000 people during a 14-day period is the threshold.
There have been 69 deaths.
The good news is that 1,077 individuals have recovered from the virus.
The City has 40 active cases.
The state announced Marlborough was one of the hardest hit communities for the virus and free testing would be made available for all residents, earlier this summer. The City is part of the state’s Stop the Spread campaign, which means free testing is available for all residents.