499 New COVID Cases Since Thanksgiving; Framingham Surpasses 3,700 Cases

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FRAMINGHAM – The City of Framingham announced 191 new COVID-19 cases since Wednesday, December 2.

That is 499 cases since last Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving.

Since the pandemic, there have been 160 deaths, as the City announced a new fatality today, December 4.

Framingham has had a total of 3,706. coronavirus cases since the pandemic began.

The good news is 2,825 individuals have recovered. which is about 81% of those who were diagnosed with COVID.

Active cases in the City of Framingham increased from 560 to 721.

Individuals in quarantine are up from 311 to 326.

 SOURCE has learned that there will be a new COVID free testing site at Framingham State University’s parking lot later this month.

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.

However, due to inclement weather forecasted, it will be closed on Saturday, December 5.

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.

Graphic by Walsh Middle School student Gavin Ravitz

SOURCE invited arts students at Framingham Public Schools and Keefe Technical to submit graphics for COVID. Above is a graphic by Gavin Ravitz from Walsh Middle School

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