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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.
“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.
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.
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Governor Gina Raimondo said Monday Rhode Island now has 1,082 confirmed cases of the coronavirus after adding 160 new infections overnight.
Helen Fowler was the quintessential Rhode Islander, from her work in the jewelry industry to her love of clam cakes and chowder.
Providence-based WhatsGood is hiring drivers, packers, and pickers to meet the demand to bring farmers’ markets to your doorstep.
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 Gina M. Raimondo announced three more people have died and 97 more Rhode Islanders have tested positive for coronavirus in Rhode Island.
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.
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.
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.