RIDOH reports 40 new positive COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths for Thursday

PROVIDENCE, RI (WLNE) – The Rhode Island Department of Health added 40 new COVID-19 cases and 8 deaths to the state’s COVID-19 data Thursday.

The state’s COVID-19 death toll is at 920.

The additional cases and deaths were a result from the 3,141 COVID-19 tests that were recorded Wednesday.

According to RIDOH data, there are currently 103 people in the hospital, 18 in the ICU, and 17 require a ventilator.

Rhode Island has seen 16,640 positive cases and 228,140 people have gotten tested since March for COVID-19, according to RIDOH data.

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