Fall River has seen more confirmed positive cases of COVID-19.
According to Mayor Coogan, the City of Fall River saw 2 positive cases from yesterday, with 2 address corrections making the total identified number of cases of COVID-19 in Fall River 178. The same figure as yesterday. 82 individuals had recovered as of Friday.
Fall River had seen the biggest one day total on Sunday with 25. Only 5 additional cases were released on Monday and 8 were seen on Tuesday. 11 confirmed cases were reported 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.
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.