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Posted on: November 6, 2020

Since Wednesday, 45 Residents have Tested Positive, 31 More have Recovered, and City Learns of Four

For Immediate Release: 11/06/2020

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

*COVID-19 UPDATE*
Since Wednesday, 45 Residents have Tested Positive, 31 More have Recovered, and City Learns of Four New Fatalities Associated with COVID-19; 
Community Outreach Teams in Framingham this Weekend;
Reminder: State Issues New Guidance Due to Increase in COVID-19 Cases Statewide

  • Since Wednesday, 45 residents have tested positive, 31 more have recovered, and the City learns of four new fatalities associated with COVID-19: The number of people in the City who have tested positive for COVID-19 is 2,716. With 2,336 recovered and 150 fatalities, Framingham currently has 230 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 170 residents in quarantine. 
  • Community Outreach Teams in Framingham this weekend to increase COVID-19 education:
    Anticipated Schedule for Saturday, November 7:
    • 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.: Seabra Foods (208 Waverly St.), hand out flyers and hand sanitizers
    • 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.: Tesoros Supermarket (80 Hollis St.), hand out flyers and hand sanitizers
    • 10 a.m.-1 p.m.: Business walk along Franklin St., and Concord St. to hand out flyers and distribute window signs and stacks of literature to businesses
    • 1:30-4:30 p.m.: Literature Drop at Halstead Condominiums (1610 Worcester Rd.)

Anticipated Schedule for Sunday, November 8:

  • 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.: Seabra Foods (208 Waverly St.), hand out flyers and hand sanitizers
  • 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.: Tesoros Supermarket (80 Hollis St.), hand out flyers and hand sanitizers
  • 10 a.m.-1 p.m.: Business walk along Grant St., Fredrick St., and Union Ave. to hand out flyers and distribute window signs and stacks of literature to businesses
  • 1:30-4:30 p.m.: Literature Drop at Willis St. Condominiums

Please Note: Schedule, locations, and outreach initiatives are subject to change

  • Reminder: State issues new guidance due to the increase in COVID-19 cases statewide: All Massachusetts residents are advised to stay home between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. The State now requires all residents five and older to wear face coverings in both indoor and outdoor public places at all times. All businesses are required to close by 9:30 p.m., except restaurant take-outs and deliveries. People are advised not to host or attend gatherings, continue practicing social distancing, wash their hands frequently, and reach out to friends and families by phone or video chat instead of in-person visits. View the new guidance here.

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