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FRAMINGHAM – The City of Framingham announced 53 new COVID-19 cases since Monday, January 18

Since the pandemic, there have been 196 deaths, as the City announced a two new deaths today on January 20.

Framingham has had a total of 5,910 coronavirus cases since the pandemic began. Framingham has about 75,000 residents.

That means just under 8 percent of the City has been diagnosed with COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

The City of Framingham is averaging 53.53 cases per day per 100,000 individuals over the last 14 days.

The City’s percent positivity for the virus over the last 2 weeks is 7.5%.

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The good news is 4,521 individuals have recovered.

Active cases in the City of Framingham is at 1,193.

Individuals in quarantine is at 555.

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts operates a free COVID testing site opened at Framingham State University’s parking lot on Franklin Street. It is drive-thru and by appointment only, through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Project Beacon.

The Framingham residents-only free COVID testing site opened at SMOC HQ at 7 Bishop Street ended in 2020. No new walk-up testing site has been announced for 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.