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Fall River sees 4 more deaths involving COVID-19 according to Wednesday report

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Fall River has seen more positive cases of COVID-19 in Sunday’s report.

10 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Fall River, according to the Mayor’s Office. This brings the total in Fall River to 1,474.

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 increased to 73 as the City saw 4 additional fatalities.

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health started Monday reporting both confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases and deaths dating back to March 1, 2020.

Thursday and Friday revealed 28 COVID-19 cases each day. In Saturday’s report, 14 additional cases were announced. On Sunday, 13 more cases were revealed. Monday’s report added only 3 additional cases. 15 cases were announced on Tuesday.

Massachusetts COVID-19 trends remain positive Wednesday, Baker expanding data collection

Governor Charlie Baker signed an executive order on May 1, 2020 requiring face coverings in public places where social distancing is not possible. This order is effective May 6, 2020 and will remain in effect until rescinded or until the emergency is terminated.

The Mayor continues to encourage residents to practice social distancing. This means keeping a distance of 6ft between individuals. Coogan states that he also wants Fall Riverites to 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.

The City of Fall River wants to remind residents that the Online Payments Center gives residents a way to pay bills online 24-hours a day, 7-days a week. Real Estate, Personal Property, Motor Vehicle Excise, Boat Excise Taxes and Public Utility payments are accepted. You can also use this system to pay for Municipal Lien Certificates. https://www.fallriverma.org/online-payments/

There is also a drop-off box on the Third Street Entrance of Government Center where residents can drop their payments in sealed envelopes.

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