Framingham Surpasses 7,700 COVID Cases; City Has 1,513 Active Cases and 617 in Quarantine

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FRAMINGHAM – The City of Framingham announced today, April 5, 57 new COVID-19 cases since Friday, April 2.

That is more than 100 new cases in the month of April.

Since the pandemic, there have been 241 deaths, as the City announced a new death today.

On April 1, 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 7,709 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 5,955 individuals have recovered.

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

Active cases in the City of Framingham decreased from 1,540 1,513.

Individuals in quarantine was decreased to 617.

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.

The school district has had 13 cases in the month of April thus far, including more than a half dozen at the high school

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