Framingham COVID Numbers: 224 Deaths & 6,693 Cases Since Pandemic Began

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FRAMINGHAM – The City of Framingham announced 46 new COVID-19 cases since Friday, February 19

Since the pandemic, there have been 224 deaths, as the City of Framingham announced three new deaths today, February 22.

Framingham has had a total of 6,693 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 5,258 individuals have recovered.

Active cases in the City of Framingham is at 1,211

Individuals in quarantine decreased from 490 to 462

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, and today the City announced a new walk-up testing site will open on Route 135.

SOURCE posted earlier this year that the City of Framingham’s polling places was a potential new walk-up COVID-19 testing site.

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