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Framingham Covid-19 Cases, Positivity Rise Again as City Stays in New Red Zone

Framingham’s known Covid-19 cases rose to 37.3 per 100,000, according to data released Friday by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

Test positivity increased to 4.67%.

Number of tests administered over the recent 14-day period hit another record. However, while number of tests rose 2.8% from the previous period, number of new cases rose 9%. In other words, the increase in reported new cases was not solely due to more testing.

Statewide hospitalizations have soared 148% in the last 30 days.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Health

Statewide maps

This is a statewide map by community under the new Covid-19 risk color scale: