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Posted on: April 16, 2021

[ARCHIVED] 4 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

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4 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since April 15, 2021 bringing the cumulative total to 2,872.

We are urging Shrewsbury residents to consider their own responsibility to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. We are still seeing community spread occurring despite vaccination efforts. It is crucial for us to keep our guards up and remain vigilant until herd immunity is achieved.   

The most effective ways to reduce your risk in contracting the virus and preventing the spread are:

😷Wear a mask.

👏Wash your hands.

↔️Keep your distance.

🧴Clean & Disinfect frequently touched surfaces.

🏠Stay home if you are sick or a household member is sick or waiting for test results.

👨‍🔬Get tested

💉Vaccine Info:  All residents can preregister to book an appointment at a mass vaccination site at or dial Mass 2-1-1 for assistance. Residents age 60+ may call the Shrewsbury Senior Center at 508-841-8640 or Mass 2-1-1 for assistance. 

People who live or work or are aged in these categories can be vaccinated now (Phase 1 & 2): 

People in these age or medical categories will soon be eligible (Phase 3): 

Positive COVID-19 case reports will be updated each weekday. The Town will not be reporting on Monday, April 19, 2021. These case totals, along with weekend cases, will be reported on the next reporting day of Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Click the link below for the press release.

Press Release of April 16, 2021
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