FRAMINGHAM (CBS) – Following a recent spike in coronavirus cases, Framingham began issuing $500 fines to property owners who violate Gov. Charlie Baker’s order limiting gatherings.

Since Friday, 33 Framingham residents tested positive for COVID-19, 21 more have recovered and one person died. In total, 2,123 Framingham residents have tested positive for coronavirus, 1,884 recovered, and 131 have died.

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The city attributes the recent spike in cases to gatherings across the city.

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“Now is not the time for any social gathering other than your immediate household members. We need every resident to help us to stop the spread of COVID-19,” said Dr. Sam Wong, Director of Public Health.

In August, Baker reduced the outdoor gathering limit in the state to 50 people.

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Over the weekend, the state sent community outreach teams to Framingham to educate people on preventing the spread of the coronavirus.