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Posted on: September 11, 2020

Since Wednesday, 27 Residents have Tested Positive, 23 More have Recovered, and

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 09/11/20
For further information contact:
Kelly McFalls
kmcfalls@framinghamma.gov
Tel (508) 532-5437
M (774) 285-1315


*COVID-19 UPDATE* 
Since Wednesday, 27 Residents have Tested Positive, 23 More have Recovered, and 
the City Learns of Two New Fatalities Related to COVID-19;
State to Deploy "Community Outreach Teams" to Framingham this Weekend;
Framingham Receives a $714,101 Community Development Block Grant through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

  • Since Wednesday, 27 have residents have tested positive, 23 more have recovered, and the City learns of two new fatalities related to COVID-19: The number of people in the City who have tested positive for COVID-19 is 2,090. With 1,863 recovered and 130 fatalities, Framingham currently has 97 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 the next steps (contact tracing). In addition to the active cases, the Health Department is following 98 residents in quarantine.
  • State to deploy "Community Outreach Teams" to Framingham this weekend and for the next "several weekends" to increase COVID-19 education and distribute hand sanitizer: 
    Schedule for Saturday, September 12:
    • 11 a.m. - noon: Seabra Foods (208 Waverly St.) - Table set up to hand out flyers and hand sanitizers
    • 11 a.m. - noon: Framingham Spanish Church (305 Hollis St.) - Table set up to hand out flyers and hand sanitizers
    • 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.: Business Walk along Union Ave., to distribute window signs and stacks of literature to businesses
    • 4 - 5:30 p.m.: Tesoros Supermarket (80 Hollis St.) - Table set up to hand out flyers and hand sanitizers

      Schedule for Sunday, September 13:
    • 10 a.m. - noon: Igreja Batista de Framingham (35 South St.) - Table set up to hand out flyers and hand sanitizers
    • 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Handing out flyers at Cushing Memorial Park
    • 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.: Business walk along Hollis St., to hand out flyers and to distribute window signs and stacks of literature to businesses
    • 1 - 3:30 p.m.: Handing out flyers at Pelham Apartments Community Center

  • Framingham Receives a $714,101 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) through the CARES Act: The CARES Act provided the supplemental CDBG funding to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19. The money will be used for the City’s Emergency Small Business Grant Program for businesses and Temporary Financial Assistance Program for residents.

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