Framingham Announces 2 New COVID Deaths; City Has 1,230 Active Cases and 481 In Quarantine

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FRAMINGHAM – The City of Framingham announced 37 new COVID-19 cases since Monday, March 1.

Since the pandemic, there have been 228 deaths, since the pandemic began. The City announced two new deaths today, March 3.

Framingham has had a total of 6,885 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 5,427 individuals have recovered.

Active cases in the City of Framingham increased to 1,230

Individuals in quarantine increased from 470 to 481.

A new walk-up testing site opened in Framingham last month on Route 135. It is by appointment only.

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.

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