RIDOH reports 466 new cases of COVID-19, 2 additional fatalities

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – The Rhode Island Department of Health reported Wednesday that the State has 466 new positive cases of COVID-19, and two fatalities.

The death toll in Rhode Island now stands at 1,214.

RIDOH recorded 12,892 tests were taken the prior day, with a positivity rate of 3.6%.

There are currently 177 Rhode Islanders hospitalized for the virus.  24 are in ICU and 12 are on a ventilator.

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo is set to hold her weekly coronavirus briefing on Thursday at 1 p.m.

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