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Fall River COVID-19 cases up to 189, 115 have cleared isolation



Fall River has seen 5 more confirmed positive cases of COVID-19.

According to Mayor Coogan, the City of Fall River has seen 189 total positive cases.

“Confirmed positive 189 and 115 others have cleared isolation. Holding at 3 fatalities for now. Good night to stay in….. Keep the Faith.”

Fall River had seen 11 confirmed cases on Wednesday with the city’s first fatality. Thursday revealed 17 more cases with 2 more deaths. Due to address changes, Friday’s count decreased the city total by 4. Saturday’s update revealed 2 confirmed cases and 2 removed due to address corrections. Sunday, Coogan confirmed 1 new case. Monday saw 5 more.

The Fall River Health Department is in contact with the individuals who have tested positive as well as their contacts. These individuals are in isolation and quarantine.

Mayor Coogan’s Office continues to encourage residents to practice social distancing. This means keeping a distance of 6 feet between individuals. Continue to wash your hands on a regular basis, clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces, and stay home as much as possible, especially when you are sick. These measures will help to limit the spread of COVID-19.

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