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Posted on: May 9, 2020

Thirty-three Additional Residents Test Positive, 45 More have Recovered, and

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 05/09/2020
For further information contact:
Kelly McFalls
kmcfalls@framinghamma.gov
Tel (508) 532-5437
M (774) 285-1315                                                                                           


*COVID-19 UPDATE* 
Thirty-three Additional Residents Test Positive, 45 More have Recovered, and
City Learns of Six New COVID-19-related fatalities;
New Fatalities Connected to Long Term and Skilled Nursing Facilities;
Health Department Releases Demographic COVID-19 Data;
*There will be no COVID-19 Update on Sunday, May 10*

 

  • Thirty-three additional residents test positive for COVID-19, 45 more people have recovered from the virus, and City learns of six new fatalities: The number of people in the City who have tested positive for COVID-19 is now 1224. The six new fatalities announced today are connected to long term and skilled nursing facilities. With 347 cases recovered and 52 fatalities, Framingham currently has 825 active cases. The Framingham Health Department contacts the people who were potentially exposed and the owners of the businesses or places of employment where the potential exposures occurred to inform and counsel them on next steps (contact tracing). In addition to the active cases, the Framingham Health Department currently is following 277 residents in quarantine.

  • The City’s Department of Public Health releases demographic COVID-19 data every Saturday on all confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Framingham since March 1, 2020: Data includes information about confirmed cases by age, gender, race/ethnicity, fatalities, nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities, and residential settings. The data release also includes information about rates per 100,000 population. Reference today’s data release here.

  • COVID-19 in Framingham: Information on COVID-19 in Framingham can be found here. To receive information from the City on a mobile device, text "Join FraminghamMA" to 30890. Residents also can find updates on Facebook and Twitter - @Framingham_MA. For questions regarding COVID-19 in Framingham, please call the Emergency Operations Center at (508) 532-5800. If there is an urgent update, the City will employ the "Alert Framingham" phone messaging system, otherwise known as Rave. To sign up for the City’s Rave system, please go here: https://www.smart911.com/

*There will be no COVID-19 Update on Sunday, May 10*

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