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THE CORONAVIRUS
IN RHODE ISLAND

Today's cases: 220
Today's deaths: 5

Total cases: 1,450
Total deaths: 35

Hospitalizations: 143
In ICU: 45

Policies
Residents stay home except for essential trips
Gatherings of no more than 5 people

Closed
Schools and colleges
Restaurants, bars, cafes
(just takeout / delivery)
Nonessential retail stores
Public parks and beaches
Indoor recreation facilities

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The one Rhode Island town left with no confirmed coronavirus cases

Richmond is the last town in Rhode Island without a confirmed case of the coronavirus, and one of the few communities in all of southern New England that hasn’t had a resident test positive for the highly contagious disease.

At a family-run nursing home in R.I., an invisible enemy is killing residents

“I would call it epic and heroic and holy," CEO Peter Pezzelli says of the staff members who continue to provide care while the death toll mounts.

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CVS to offer rapid coronavirus tests in Twin River’s parking lot

If there’s any good news to deliver as we enter the sixth week of the coronavirus crisis in Rhode Island, it’s that even more testing is on the way.


Raimondo: R.I. tops 1,000 coronavirus cases; now has 27 deaths

Governor Gina Raimondo said Monday Rhode Island now has 1,082 confirmed cases of the coronavirus after adding 160 new infections overnight.

An effervescent Rhode Island life lost to the coronavirus

Helen Fowler was the quintessential Rhode Islander, from her work in the jewelry industry to her love of clam cakes and chowder.

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An online market for local food sees orders grow by 600 percent amid the epidemic

Providence-based WhatsGood is hiring drivers, packers, and pickers to meet the demand to bring farmers’ markets to your doorstep.

Eight more R.I. residents die from the coronavirus; cases rise to 922

Governor Gina Raimondo said Sunday eight more Rhode Island residents died from the coronavirus as the state faces “widespread community spread” of the highly contagious disease.

Governor Raimondo reports three more deaths, 97 new cases of coronavirus in Rhode Island

Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced three more people have died and 97 more Rhode Islanders have tested positive for coronavirus in Rhode Island.

R.I. Supreme Court approves releasing 52 inmates to lessen coronavirus risk

The Rhode Island Public Defender’s office had filed an emergency petition asking the state’s high court to order the release of inmates whose sentences are due to expire within 90 days.

R.I. nursing homes are a hotspot for the coronavirus, infecting and killing the frail

Since the first case of the coronavirus was reported March 1, the disease has swept through nearly every city and town, and across all age groups. It’s hitting the elderly, especially those who live in nursing homes, the hardest.

Half the Rhode Islanders who have died from the coronavirus lived in nursing homes

The state is preparing for a surge of new cases by setting up three field hospitals with a combined 1,000 hospital beds in Providence, Cranston, and North Kingstown.