From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an additional 550 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the statewide total to 139,903.
There were 12,395 new molecular tests conducted, with an approximately 4.44% daily positive rate. This marks the second straight day the daily positivity rate is above 4%.
State health officials also confirmed 21 new COVID-19-related deaths across Massachusetts, bringing the state’s confirmed coronavirus death toll to 9,503."
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MA.gov dashboard https://www.mass.gov/doc/covid-19-dashboard-october-17-2020/download
And yes, in a small way, Franklin is contributing to these numbers...