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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Since Friday, September 25, 15 Residents have Tested Positive, 14 More have Recovered

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 09/28/2020

For further information contact:

Kelly McFalls
kmcfalls@framinghamma.gov
Tel (508) 532-5437
M (774) 285-1315

 

*COVID-19 UPDATE* 
Since Friday, September 25, 15 Residents have Tested Positive, 14 More have Recovered,
 and City Learns of One New Fatality Related to COVID-19;
Health Department Distributes Demographic COVID-19 Data; 
Reminder: Community Hour Tuesday - Surviving and Thriving, One Framingham Business at a Time

  • Since Friday, September 25, 15 residents have tested positive, 14 more have recovered, and City learns of one new fatality related to COVID-19: The number of people in the City who have tested positive for COVID-19 is 2,242. With 1,976 recovered and 135 fatalities, Framingham currently has 131 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 99 residents in quarantine.

  • The City's Department of Public Health distributes demographic COVID-19 data on all confirmed Cases in Framingham since March 1, 2020: Data includes information on confirmed cases by age, gender, race/ethnicity, fatalities, nursing homes, and residential settings. Reference today's data release here. 

  • Community Hour Tuesday, September 29, at 5 p.m. - Surviving and Thriving, One Framingham Business at a Time: Mayor Spicer will be joined by Kevin Shea, Director of the Planning and Community Development Division, to discuss economic development in the City focused on Framingham's COVID-19 Emergency Small Business Grant program. If people cannot attend and have questions, please email kmcfalls@framinghamma.gov with the subject line: September 29 Community Hour. Click here for information on how to join. The Community Hour will be available on the Framingham Government Channel and live on Access Framingham TV on RCN channel 3, RCN HD channel 1100, Verizon channel 43, and Comcast channel 9. A video recording of the Zoom will be available following for those who cannot attend or watch.

  • 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 COVID19 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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