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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Since June 12, Five Additional Residents Test Positive, Seven More have Recovered, and City Learns

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 06/15/2020
For further information contact:
Kelly McFalls
kmcfalls@framinghamma.gov
Tel (508) 532-5437
M (774) 285-1315


*COVID-19 UPDATE* 
Since June 12, Five Additional Residents Test Positive, 
Seven More have Recovered, and City Learns of Two New Fatalities Related to COVID-19;
Health Department Distributes Demographic COVID-19 Data, Including Framingham-specific COVID-19 Testing Data Released by the State for the First Time;
Reminder: Community Hour Tuesday, Continuing the Discussion, From Marches to Action – What is Next?
*COVID-19 Press Releases will now be Issued Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays*

  • Since June 12, five additional residents test positive, seven more have recovered, and City learns of two new fatalities related to COVID-19The number of people in the City who have tested positive for COVID-19 is 1,705. With 1,339 cases recovered and 103 fatalities, Framingham currently has 263 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 109 residents in quarantine.

  • The City’s Department of Public Health distributes demographic COVID-19 data every Monday on all confirmed Cases in Framingham since March 1, 2020: Data includes information about confirmed cases by age, gender, race/ethnicity, fatalities, nursing homes, and residential settings, as well as Framingham-specific testing data released by the State for the first time. The new data from the State showed that for the first time since early March, Framingham’s positive test rate has lowered to less than 5% (pages 5 and 6). Meaning, less than 5% of residents who got tested were tested positive. Almost 400 residents were tested last week, and only seven tested positive (1.73%). Reference today’s data release here.

  • Zoom Community Hour focused on continuing the discussion – From Marches to Action – What is Next? Tuesday, June 16, at 5 p.m.: Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer will be joined by other City leaders to continue the Discussion – From Marches to Action – What is Next? Attendees will be able to pose questions during the hour via Zoom’s Chat function. If people cannot attend and have questions, please email kmcfalls@framinghamma.gov with the subject line: June 16 Community Hour. Click here for information on how to join. A video recording of the June 16 Zoom will be available following for those who cannot attend.

*COVID-19 Press Releases will now be Issued Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays*

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