FRAMINGHAM – Framingham Public Schools reported 26 new COVID cases on Wednesday, December 15. The district reported 21 COVID cases on Tuesday.
The district said it was seeing a “surge” in cases since the Thanksgiving break.
There were 15 new COVID cases at Framingham, for a total of 28 cases this week.
There were three cases each at Stapleton Elementary, McCarthy Elementary, and Barbieri Elementary schools
There was one case reported at the following schools: King and Brophy.
There have been 419 total cases of COVID in the school district in the 2021-2022 school year.
Framingham High has had the most cases with 119 cases, with more than 60% since Thanksgiving. There are more than 2,500 students at Framingham High.
Harmony Grove is second with 36 cases.
The public school district has said due to the surge, they are struggling with other issues related to the coronavirus.
“At this point in time we are significantly delayed in our ability to contact trace due to the surge we are experiencing as a district. This is not unique to Framingham; other urban districts are experiencing similar surges,” said the Framingham Public Schools COVID team.