FRAMINGHAM – Framingham Public Schools reported 116 new COVID cases today, January 12, including 40 cases at Framingham High.
On Monday, the district reported a record, one-day high of 148 new cases, after a record one-day high of 141 cases on January 6. Yesterday, the public school district reported 43 new coronavirus cases.
It is unknown if the 116 cases are all students, staff, or a combination of both. The district does not separate that number in its dashboard.
Today, the district surpassed 1,200 COVID cases during 2021-22 school year. There are roughly 10,000 students in the public school district.
Students and staff returned back to the classrooms on Monday, January 3, after the winter holiday vacation break.
There have been 620 cases in the school district since January 1, 2022.
That means half of all cases this school year have been since January 1, 2022.
There have been 1,029 COVID-19 cases since Thanksgiving, which represents more than 85% of the total COVID cases
Framingham High School has the most total cases this school year.
Today, there were just 40 cases reported at Framingham High.
Walsh Middle School reported a dozen cases today. It reported a dozen cases yesterday, too.
Cameron Middle reported 4 cases and Dunning Elementary reported a trio of cases.
A trio of cases were reported at Fuller Middle today and two cases each at Stapleton, Potter Road, and Hemenway elementary schools.
One case was reported at each of the following schools: McCarthy, King, and Harmony grove.
One case was reported at the Farley administration building.
Framingham High has the most cases in the district this school year with 339.
Cameron Middle has had 92 cases.
Harmony Grove is third with 91 cases, and Walsh Middle has had 90 cases.
That decision meant that sports, theatre, clubs, and after-school academic supports were paused.
Sports, clubs, and theatre are still paused along with all other group activities indoor in the City of Framingham.
But today it was announced the pause would be lifted effective Friday, January 14.