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Posted on: November 2, 2020

Since Friday, Oct. 30, 25 Residents have Tested Positive, and 12 More have Recovered from COVID-19;

For Immediate Release: 11/02/2020

For further information, contact:
Kelly McFalls
kmcfalls@framinghamma.gov
Tel (508) 532-5437
M (774) 285-1315 

 

*COVID-19 UPDATE*
Since Friday, Oct. 30, 25 Residents have Tested Positive, and 12 More have Recovered from COVID-19; 
Effective Today, Walk-up Testing Consolidated to One Location – South Middlesex Opportunity Center - Five Days a Week, and Walk-up testing no longer available at Amazing Things on Tuesday and Thursday; 
Health Department Distributes Demographic COVID-19 Data; 
Residents Can Now Request Face Coverings From the City's Face Covering Collection and Distribution Program Online

  • Since Friday, Oct. 30, 25 residents have tested positive, and 12 more have recovered from COVID-19: The number of people in the City who have tested positive for COVID-19 is 2,635. With 2,275 recovered and 146 fatalities, Framingham currently has 214 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 177 residents in quarantine.

  • Effective today, walk-up testing consolidated to one location – South Middlesex Opportunity Center (7 Bishop Street, Framingham) - five days a week (Monday-Friday) 3-6 p.m.: Walk-up testing is no longer available at Amazing Things on Tuesday and Thursday.

  • 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.

  • Residents can now request face coverings from the City's Face Covering Collection and Distribution Program Online: The Framingham Public Library has created a new online form for residents to request face coverings from the City’s Face Covering Collection and Distribution Program. Residents under 55 years of age can still request a cloth face covering through the COVID-19 Information Line (508-532-5411) or if you are over 55 years of age through the Callahan Center (508-532-5980).

  • 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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