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FRAMINGHAM – The Framingham Public School district reported 13 new COVID cases today, May 12.It is unknown if the 25 cases are all students, staff, or a combination of both. The district does not separate that number in its dashboard.

Since April vacation week ended, the public school district has reported 448 new COVID cases, of which 322 have been in the month of May.

That means 12.9% of all cases this school year have happened since April vacation week.

King Elementary and Framingham High both have 63 new cases.

That is an increase in cases the mask mandate ended, but not as high as the number of cases after the December school vacation week.

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January 2022 had the highest number of cases in the school district since the pandemic began in 2020.

For the month of January, the public school district’s dashboard reported 1,748 COVID cases, what at that time was about 75% of all cases this school year.

On January 10, the district reported a record, one-day high of 148 new cases, as the Omicron variant was surging.

The district on February 1, reported 2,596 total COVID cases during the 2021-2022 school year.

As of today, May 12, the public school district is reporting 3,472 total cases.

There has been a 28% increase in cases in the public schools since February 1.

Framingham High has the most cases this school year with 746.

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Walsh Middle is second with 318 cases.

Barbieri Elementary is third with 279 cases.

Cameron Middle is fourth with 262 cases.

Hemenway Elementary reported 226 cases for fifth.

Farley administration building reported 54 cases this school year.

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Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.