Framingham Surpasses 8,000 COVID Cases; 1,532 Active Cases & 742 Individuals in Quarantine

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FRAMINGHAM – The City of Framingham announced today, 60 new COVID-19 cases since Friday, April 16.

That is more than 400 new cases in the month of April.

Since the pandemic, there have been 243 deaths, as the City of Framingham announced a new death today, April 19.

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 was downgraded to a yellow or moderate risk community last night.

Framingham has had a total of 8,015 coronavirus cases since the pandemic began. Framingham has about 74,000 residents.

That means more 10.5% of the City has been diagnosed with COVID-19 since the pandemic began a year ago this month.

The good news is 6,240 individuals have recovered.

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

Active cases in the City of Framingham increased from 1,524 to 1,532

Individuals in quarantine increased from 715 to 742.

This week is school vacation week.

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