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Fall River sees 1 new case of COVID-19 Thursday after city labeled high risk for COVID-19



Fall River saw an additional case of COVID-19 in Thursday’s report.

The City saw 1 new case in today’s report, according to the Mayor’s Office. This makes the total in Fall River increase to 1,856.

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

The death toll from the coronavirus in Fall River remains at 119.

3 COVID-19 cases were reported on Friday and Saturday. Sunday saw 6 new cases. On Monday, Fall River saw 6 additional cases. 12 cases were reported on Tuesday. Wednesday saw 3 more COVID-19 cases.

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Fall River will receive resources after being designated as a red high-risk community for COVID-19.

The City continues to encourage residents to practice social distancing. This means keeping a distance of 6ft 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, and wear a face covering when out in public. These measures will help to limit the spread of COVID-19.

The City wants to remind residents that Government Center Reopened to the Public on June 8 by appointment only.
 Appointments from 10:00am to 4:00pm, Monday – Thursday
 Closed to the public on Fridays, Weekends, and Holidays

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