RIDOH reports 457 new COVID-19 cases, 2 additional deaths

Department of Health
Rhode Island Department of Health. (WLNE)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE)- The Rhode Island Department of Health reported 457 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday.

Health officials said out of the 7,149 tests administered the state collected a 6.4% positivity rate.

Rhode Island reported two additional deaths, bringing the state’s total to 3,540.

There are currently 67 Rhode Islanders hospitalized for the virus. Data shows that less than 5 of these patients are in the ICU and less than 5 are on a ventilator.

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