FRAMINGHAM – The City of Framingham announced 147 new COVID-19 cases since Wednesday
There have been more than 1,200 new coronavirus cases in the City since Thanksgiving.
More than 26% 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 168 deaths, as the city announced three new deaths today, Friday, December 18.
Framingham has had a total of 4,492, coronavirus cases since the pandemic began. Framingham has about 75,000 residents.
The good news is 3,286 individuals have recovered.
Active cases in the City of Framingham decreased from 970 to 1,038
Individuals in quarantine is at 434.
A new Framingham only free COVID testing site opened today at SMOC HQ at 7 Bishop Street. It will be open on Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.
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.