RIDOH reports 170 new cases and 3 additional deaths Thursday

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – The Rhode Island Department of Health announces 170 new positive cases and 3 more coronavirus related deaths on Thursday.

The states death toll climbed to 1,117 and the total case count is 24,914.

A total of 10,833 were performed on Wednesday and Wednesday’s percent positivity rate is 1.6 percent.

Ninety-four people are currently in the hospital being treated for the virus.

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