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FRAMINGHAM – The City of Framingham announced 63 new COVID-19 cases since Monday, November 16.

That is more 400 cases since Halloween weekend.

Since the pandemic, there have been 155 deaths in the City of Framingham, as two new deaths were announced today.

The state has designated Framingham as a high-risk community for COVID-19 since late August.

Earlier this month, the state changed its metrics and Framingham went from a red community to a yellow community.

That change is deceiving as Framingham started the month of November at 11 cases per day. It increased to 15.6 cases per day on November 6 and was at 23.1 cases per day last week, and it as more than 30 cases per day as of Monday.

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Framingham has had a total of 3,005. coronavirus cases since the pandemic began.

The good news is 2,517 individuals have recovered. which is 84% of those who were diagnosed with COVID.

Active cases in the City of Framingham increased from 353 to 383.

Individuals in quarantine increased from 211 to 240.

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There is a free drive-thru COVID testing site at TJX Headquarters, off Route 30, open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays.

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has hired Fallon Ambulance to run the testing site as part of the state’s Stop the Spread campaign.

There is also a free testing site at SMOC HQ at 7 Bishop Street from 3 to 6 p.m. It is walk-up only with limited parking.

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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.