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.
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.