FRAMINGHAM – The City of Framingham announced 37 new COVID-19 cases since Friday, January 29.
Since the pandemic, there have been 206 deaths, as the City of Framingham announced a new death today, February 3.
Framingham has had a total of 6,299 coronavirus cases since the pandemic began. Framingham has about 75,000 residents.
That means just about 8 percent of the City has been diagnosed with COVID-19 since the pandemic began.
The good news is 4,941 individuals have recovered.
Active cases in the City of Framingham us at 1,152.
Individuals in quarantine is increased to 550.
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 drive-thru testing site, operated by Project Beacon will be closed on Thursday, so a third lane can be added. Senate President Karen Spilka advocated for the third lane, which will allow an additional 150 individuals per hour to be tested.
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.