MARLBOROUGH – The City of Marlborough remains a high-risk community for the coronavirus.
Today, October 7, City announced 22 new positive COVID-19 cases since Friday.
The City is reporting a total of 1,273 cases, since the pandemic began.
Marlborough became one of the Commonwealth’s high-risk communities in the state at the end of September.
The City of Marlborough’s COVID-19 positive rate increased from 10.8 to 12.0 as of October 3.
The State considers a community high risk if there are more than 8 new cases per day per 100,000 people over a 2-week period.
There have been 70 deaths.
The good news is that 1,142 individuals have recovered from the virus.
Active cases in the City increased from 50 to 61.