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FRAMINGHAM – The City of Framingham announced 178 new COVID-19 cases since Friday, December 11.

There have been more than 1,000 new coronavirus cases in the City since Thanksgiving.

More than 22% of all the cases in the City of Framingham during the pandemic have been diagnosed since Thanksgiving.

Framingham was averaging 8 cases per day around Labor Day, the City of Framingham is now at 80 cases per day per 100,000 people. That is a 10X increase in 3 months.

Since the pandemic, there have been 164 deaths, as the city announced two new deaths today, December 14

Framingham has had a total of 4,278, coronavirus cases since the pandemic began.

Framingham has about 75,000 residents.

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The good news is 3,116 individuals have recovered.

Active cases in the City of Framingham increased from 934 to 998.

Individuals in quarantine are up from 380 to 435.

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 A new free COVID testing site opened last Monday at Framingham State University’s parking lot on Franklin Street. It is drive-thru and by appointment only.

The last day for both the SMOC & TJX sites was Friday. They are now closed.

The United States has reached 300,000 deaths due to COVID-19.

300,000 is roughly the population of the City of Tampa in Florida.

In Massachusetts, that would be the entire cities of Worcester and Cambridge. 

Since the pandemic began, the United States has had 16.3 million cases of the COVID-19, leading the world.

India is second with 9,884,100 cases, and Brazil third with 6,901,952 cases.

Brazil is second in the world with deaths at 181,000+

The United States is averaging 64.5 cases per day per 100,000 people, according to the CDC.

Massachusetts has 279,574 cases of the virus and 11,098 deaths, as of yesterday.

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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.