City of Framingham COVID Update: 1,452 New Cases, 4,674 Active Cases, & 4 Deaths
FRAMINGHAM – The City of Framingham reported 1,452 new COVID cases over the last 7 days, today, January 19.
This is a decrease from the 1,957 reported last week.
The number of active coronavirus cases in the City of Framingham however grew from 3,331 to 4,674 cases today, January 19.
The City of Framingham also reported four new COVID-19 deaths.
There have been 263 deaths in Framingham since the pandemic began.
Since the pandemic began, 15,827 residents have tested positive for the virus.
That means about 20% of the City of Framingham or roughly one out of every 5 have been diagnosed with COVID.
Positive results from rapid antigen home tests are not included in these numbers.
The City and the Framingham Public School district have seen an increase in COVID-19 cases since Thanksgiving.
Starting today, January 19 at midnight, the Mayor ordered a mask mandate for all indoor public spaces.
For a Q&A on what it means, click here.
Excluded from the Mayor’s Executive Order are private residences and private workplaces that are not visited by the public.