RIDOH reports 2,481 new COVID-19 cases, 12 additional deaths

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE)- The Rhode Island Department of Health reported 2,481 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday.

Health officials said out of the 15,414 tests administered the state collected a 16.1% positivity rate.

Rhode Island reported 12 additional deaths, bringing the state’s total to 3,200.

There are currently 520 Rhode Islanders hospitalized for the virus. Data shows that 40 of these patients are in the ICU while 30 are on a ventilator.

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