Framingham Public School District Reported 75% of its COVID Cases in January – 1,741 Cases

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FRAMINGHAM – The Framingham Public School district reported 38 new COVID cases on Monday, January 31, including 14 cases at Barbieri Elementary School.

It is unknown if the 38 cases are all students, staff, or a combination of both. The district does not separate that number in its dashboard.

On January 10, the district reported a record, one-day high of 148 new cases, as the Omicron variant was surging. It now appears to be waning.

January had the highest number of cases in the school district since the pandemic began in 2020.

As of tonight, the district’s dashboard reported 1,741 COVID cases in the school district since January 1, 2022, which is about 75% of all cases this school year.

The district is now reporting 2,329 total COVID cases during the 2021-2022 school year. There are just under 10,000 students in the school district.

Last week, the district reported 167 new COVID-19 cases.

That is a significant drop from the week before at 510 new COVID cases reported in the Framingham Public Schools.

About half of the new cases reported today were at Barbieri Elementary – 14 new cases.

Seven new cases were reported at Walsh Middle and seven new cases at Hemenway Elementary

Three new cases were reported at Harmony Grove Elementary and two at Cameron Middle.

One case was reported at Framingham High and one case at BLOCKS preschool.

One case was reported at each of these schools: Brophy & Stapleton.

One new case was reported at the Farley administration building, for a total of 40 cases this year.

Framingham High School leads the school district with 564 cases, during the 2021-22 school year. There are roughly 2,400 student at the high school.

Walsh Middle School is reporting 221 cases this school year.

Cameron has had 187 cases.

Barbieri has 166 cases this school year.

Eleven schools have recorded more than 100 cases each this school year.

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