FRAMINGHAM – The Christa McAuliffe Charter School reported a total of 34 positive COVID cases between Dec. 23, 2021 and January 5, 2022, according to the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education (DESE).
There were 30 students cases and 4 staff cases.
The previous week there were no staff cases and 5 students cases
The grade 6-7-8 middle school is a regional public school located in Framingham.
The state requires the schools to report COVID positive students and staff.
The City of Framingham has seen a surge in COVID cases since the holidays.
On Wednesday, the City of Framingham released its COVID-19 numbers for the last 7 days and said there were “1,387 residents have tested positive, representing the largest 7-day increase of any recent surge.”
Last week, the City reported 474 new cases, and 430 cases the week before — 1387 is a 193% increase of 474.
On Wednesday, Mayor Charlie Sisitsky and the Superintendent of Schools Bob Tremblay announced a 2-week pause on indoor group activities in the City starting Friday, January 7 to try to stop the spread of COVID in the City.