From CommonWealth Magazine we share an article of interest for Franklin:
"THE NUMBER of communities considered high risk for COVID-19 increased from 13 to 17, while people younger than 39 led the way in infections, accounting for nearly two-thirds of all cases over the last two weeks.
The weekly data released by the Baker administration on Wednesday showed those in the 20-29 age category had 1,207 cases over the last two weeks, or 25 percent of the total. They were also highest on a per capita basis, with 16.6 cases per 100,000 people.
Those in the 0-19 category had 864 cases, or 18 percent of the total (53.9 cases per 100,000 people), while the 30-39 age category had 843 cases, nearly 18 percent of the total (92.9 cases per 100,000)."
Continue reading the article online https://commonwealthmagazine.org/health/number-of-high-risk-communities-jumps/
Franklin's case count has increased slightly each of the recent weeks. Per the Board of Health meeting on Wednesday, there is a business that was identified as a 'hot spot' with a number of employee cases. The business was not identified.
|Franklin data on COVID-19 community map|