RI reports 288 new COVID-19 cases, four deaths

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – The Rhode Island Department of Health released the latest COVID-19 numbers on Tuesday.

288 new positive cases were reported, along with four fatalities.

The Department of Health says that 8,031 tests were taken on Monday, with a positivity rate of 3.6%.

There are currently 168 Rhode Islanders hospitalized for the virus. 14 people are on ICU and eight are on a ventilator.

Rhode Island has totaled 31,445 total positive COVID-19 cases and 1,188 total fatalities.

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Categories: Coronavirus, Rhode Island