RIDOH announces 89 new cases, 2 new deaths

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Cars are lined up at a United Memorial Medical Center COVID-19 testing site Wednesday, June 24, 2020, in Houston. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday that the state is facing a "massive outbreak" in the coronavirus pandemic and that some new local restrictions may be needed to protect hospital space for new patients.

PROVIDENCE, R.I (WLNE) – The Rhode Island Department of Health reported 89 new coronavirus cases and two new deaths on Tuesday.

These new numbers bring the state’s total cases to 150,737.

Rhode Island reported two additional deaths, bringing the state’s total to 2,703.

There are currently 77 Rhode Islanders hospitalized for the virus. Data shows that 18 of these patients are in the ICU and 14 are on a ventilator.

Since mid-December, 612,163 Rhode Islanders have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. The state reported 510,155 Rhode Islanders have been fully immunized.

These data come as mask mandates in Rhode Island lift for those who are fully immunized.

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