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Posted on: July 13, 2020

Since Friday, July 10, Five Residents have Tested Positive, and

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 07/13/2020
For further information contact:
Kelly McFalls
kmcfalls@framinghamma.gov
Tel (508) 532-5437
M (774) 285-1315


*COVID-19 UPDATE* 
Since Friday, July 10, Five Residents have Tested Positive, and
Three More have Recovered from COVID-19;
Health Department Distributes Demographic COVID-19 Data;
Reminder: Community Hour Tuesday, July 14, at 5 p.m., -
Focused on Impacts of the FY21 Budget, the Good, Bad, and Ugly;

  • Since Friday, July 10, five residents have tested positive, and three more have recovered from COVID-19: The number of people in the City who have tested positive for COVID-19 is 1,752. With 1,524 cases recovered and 118 fatalities, Framingham currently has 110 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 78 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. Reference today’s data release here.

  • Community Hour Tuesday, July 14, at 5 p.m., focused on the impacts of the FY21 budget, the good, bad, and ugly: Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer will be joined by Framingham’s Chief Financial Officer Mary Ellen Kelley to discuss the impacts of the City’s FY21 budget, the good, bad, and ugly. 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: July 14 Community Hour. Click here for information on how to join. A video recording of the Zoom will be available following for those who cannot attend.

  • 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 City’s informational line at (508) 532-5411, Mon-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 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/

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