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THE CORONAVIRUS
IN RHODE ISLAND

Today's cases: 45
Today's deaths: 2

Total cases: 17,312
Total deaths: 976

Hospitalizations: 61
In ICU: 4

Policies
Stay-home order lifted
Masks in public
Gatherings of 15
Stores, indoor dining, close-contact businesses, houses of worship, gyms, child care centers, youth sports open with limits
All state beaches and parks open
More workers allowed in offices

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