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FRAMINGHAM – The City of Framingham announced 123 new COVID-19 cases since Wednesday.

Since the pandemic, there have been 184 deaths, as the city announced three new deaths, today, January 1, 2021

Framingham has had a total of 5,144, coronavirus cases since the pandemic began. Framingham has about 75,000 residents.

That means about 6.75% of the City has been diagnosed with COVID-19 in 2020.

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The good news is 3,841 individuals have recovered.

Active cases in the City of Framingham increased from 1,062 to 1,119

Individuals in quarantine are at 158 according to the City’s press release today on January 1.

 A new free COVID testing site opened this month at Framingham State University’s parking lot on Franklin Street. It is drive-thru and by appointment only. There are holiday hours this week.

The Framingham residents only free COVID testing site opened at SMOC HQ at 7 Bishop Street closed today and will not re-open in 2021.

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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.