FRAMINGHAM – The City of Framingham today, October 27, announced 66 new COVID-19 cases since last week.
Last week, the City reported 71 new cases.
The City of Framingham said it now has 163 active cases up from 150 active cases last week.
Framingham has had a total of 9,125coronavirus cases since the pandemic began. Framingham has about 74,500 residents. (Note: the official census has the City at less than 72,500 residents). That means more than 12% of the City has been diagnosed with COVID-19 since the pandemic began in March 2020.
The City did not announce how many individuals in quarantine.
The City of Framingham is now reporting 8,701 individuals have recovered from the coronavirus.
Framingham Health Director Alex DePalo told SOURCE “cases are moved into a Recovered status when the individual has completed isolation and is not experiencing any COVID symptoms (including fever without a fever-reducing medication). Isolation is a minimum of 10 days however it can be longer if symptoms persist or if the individual becomes severely ill. It is a case by case determination.”
Since the pandemic, began 253 individuals have died from COVID-19 in the City of Framingham.