SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno and health officials provided an update on the city’s response to the coronavirus Monday morning.
Mayor Sarno said in the news conference, over the weekend there were 84 more confirmed cases. Thirty three on Friday, 13 on Saturday and 38 on Sunday and one more death. There are now a total of 3,413 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Springfield.
The city of Springfield was listed as a high-risk community for COVID-19 Wednesday, September 30. As of last Thursday, there were 51 cases reported in just the last three days and 26 cases in the city on Wednesday alone.
The following people provided updates:
- Health Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris
- Superintendent of Schools Dan Warwick
- City Solicitor Ed Pikula
- Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood
- Fire Commissioner BJ Calvi
- Director of Human Resources William Mahoney
- CAFO TJ Plante
- Executive Director of PBRM Patrick Sullivan
- DPW Director Chris Cignoli
- CDO Tim Sheehan
- Baystate Health President and CEO Dr. Mark Keroack
- Mercy Medical Chief Medical Officer and Regional Chief, Addiction Medicine, and Recovery Services Dr. Robert Roose
Mayor Sarno has been providing these updates since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic back in March.