RIDOH announces 73 new positive coronavirus cases: Governor to discuss beaches and summer sports

PROVIDENCE, R.I (WLNE) – As the governor prepares to hold an afternoon briefing on state beaches and summer sports amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Department of Health announced 73 additional positive cases and 6 deaths.

These new numbers bring the state’s total to 16,606 positive cases and 912 deaths.

104 residents are currently hospitalized.

Governor Raimondo is expected to say more on guidelines for state beaches and summer sports as the state begins to reopen more.

The governor had mentioned earlier in the week that she aims to make things run more efficiently as phases progress.

The briefing is set to begin at 1:00 PM.

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