City of Framingham Has 1,194 Active COVID Cases & 483 in Quarantine

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FRAMINGHAM – The City of Framingham announced 15 new COVID-19 cases since yesterday, February 16.

Since the pandemic, there have been 219 deaths in the City of Framingham.

Framingham has had a total of 6,596 coronavirus cases since the pandemic began. Framingham has about 75,000 residents.

That means more than 9% of the City has been diagnosed with COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

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The good news is 5,183 individuals have recovered.

Active cases in the City of Framingham is at 1,194.

Individuals in quarantine decreased to 483.

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 added a third lane on February 5. 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.

SOURCE has learned the City and state are looking at one of the City of Framingham’s polling places as a potential new walk-up COVID-19 testing site.

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