From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"The daily positive COVID-19 test rate in Massachusetts on Wednesday was more than 5%, according to the latest daily report from the Department of Public Health.
Officials also announced Wednesday that the weekly report, which contains a town-by-town map of COVID-19 spread rates, was pushed back to Thursday afternoon.
The 646 newly confirmed cases brings the statewide total for the pandemic to 142,941.
This marks the sixth consecutive day the state’s positivity rate is above 4% and the first day above 5% since early June."
As mentioned during the Board of Health meeting on Wednesday, and then also in the Town Council meeting at night, Franklin has 33 active cases (all in quarantine). This number is the highest it had been since June.
Please take care of yourself and others. Wear a mask, maintain social distance!