RIDOH reports 2,251 positive cases, 16 deaths over the weekend

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – The Rhode Island Department of Health reported on Monday that there have been 2,251 new positive cases of COVID-19, and 16 additional deaths over the past weekend.

After the 16 deaths accumulated over the past weekend, the State’s death toll now stands at 1,270.

The 2,251 new positive cases were reported since Friday.  The daily positivity rate in the state currently stands at 7.8%.

RIDOH is reporting 256 Rhode Islanders are currently hospitalized due to the virus. 21 are in ICU and 12 are on a ventilator.

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