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Framingham Covid Rates Drop as Vaccinations Rise

Framingham rates of Covid-19 are dropping as vaccinations rise, according to data released today by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

However, rates of known new infections are still higher than late last summer and early autumn, even though one-third of the city has already received their two doses of vaccine (one for J&J). And that means the rate among the unvaccinated population is likely higher still. If you are not yet fully vaccine protected, you may want to keep that in mind as you decide what you do and don’t feel safe doing.

Test positivity in the city dropped below 3% for the first time since mid March. This week’s 2.6% positivity rate was Framingham’s lowest since early November.

Cases dropped 26% from the prior 14-day period while number of tests only declined 10%.

The city remains in the Baker administration’s yellow zone, where it has been since April 15.

Covid-19 Known New Infections Prior 14 Days by Community

State vaccination data by Zip Code this week showed about the same number of people in each part of the city who have received at least one vaccine dose: 20,652 in 01701 (which includes District 2) and 19,525 in 01702.

Note: I update graphs between weekly posts at my Framingham Covid-19 site and state-wide Massachusetts data site.

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