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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Since June 15, No Residents Have Tested Positive, 49 More have Recovered, and

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 06/17/2020
For further information contact:
Kelly McFalls
kmcfalls@framinghamma.gov
Tel (508) 532-5437
M (774) 285-1315


*COVID-19 UPDATE* 
Since June 15, No Residents Have Tested Positive, 49 More have Recovered, and 
City Learns of Four New Fatalities Related to COVID-19;
Additional City Facilities to Open Monday, June 22;
Temporary Takeout Parking in the Downtown Business District

  • Since June 15, no residents have tested positive, 49 more have recovered, and City learns of four new fatalities related to COVID-19The number of people in the City who have tested positive for COVID-19 is 1,705. With 1,388 cases recovered and 107 fatalities, Framingham currently has 210 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 Health Department is following 103 residents in quarantine.

  • Framingham to open the following additional City facilities to the public Monday, June 22:
    • City Clerk, 150 Concord Street, Room 105, Framingham, *Longer Hours* Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-3 p.m., and Fri. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (by appointment only by calling 508-532-5520 or emailing cityclerk@framinghamma.gov). Reference services provided by the Clerk’s office here.
    • Veterans Office, 150 Concord Street, Room B11, Framingham, Mon., Wed., Thurs., 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Tues. 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Fri. 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. – (by appointment only by calling 508-532-5515)
    • City and school playgrounds will begin to reopen  
    • Field permits for fitness classes are now being issued, various locations (call 508-532-5960 for information)
    • Athletic Fields and Permits, various locations, (call 508-532-5960 for information)

      Each facility will undergo appropriate cleaning, disinfecting, and trash removal each day. Per Governor Baker’s Order and the City of Framingham’s Emergency Order, face coverings will be required for entry into any City facility. Residents are also asked to practice social distancing. Reference all open City Facilities to date here.

  • Temporary Takeout Parking in the Downtown Business District: To support the Framingham restaurant community as they deal with the financial impacts of COVID-19, the Traffic Commission and City Council voted to implement a free 15-minute parking limit at twenty on-street parking locations in the downtown area (Concord Street and Hollis Street) for takeout food pickup. Signs were installed today to designate these parking spots.

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