City of Framingham Announces 1,540 Active Cases & 690 in Quarantine & 240th COVID Death

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FRAMINGHAM – The City of Framingham announced today, April 2, 53 new COVID-19 cases since Wednesday, March 31.

That is more than 200 new cases since last Friday.

Since the pandemic, there have been 240 deaths, as the City announced a new death today.

Yesterday, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts moved the City of Framingham back into the red, designating the community as a high-risk for the spread of the coronavirus.

Framingham has had a total of 7,652 coronavirus cases since the pandemic began. Framingham has about 74,000 residents.

That means more 10% of the City has been diagnosed with COVID-19 since the pandemic began a year ago this month.

The good news is 5,872 individuals have recovered.

Earlier this month, Gov. Baker announced that the public, age 16 and older, would be eligible for the vaccine starting April 19.

Framingham began releasing vaccine data weekly this month.

More than 10,000 residents are fully vaccinated in the city and more than 30,000 residents have received their first dose of the vaccine.

Active cases in the City of Framingham increased from 1,509 to 1,540.

Individuals in quarantine was increased from 640 to 690.

Framingham Public School district reported 59 COVID cases between staff and students in March.

The school district is in the top 5 in the state for COVID cases.

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